White, old, bearded. That’s the image that those who believe in God often see when they imagine him/her/it.
Or so we’re told. But maybe not. Read more →
Ahmed Burhan’s victory caps a recent pattern of Americans doing better in the competition in recent years, according to Gulf News, which says this is the first time someone from the United States has won the prize, worth about $68,000. Read more →
By a 3-to-2 vote, Hutchinson City Council members rejected calls to replace a prayer by Christian pastors with a moment of silence. Read more →
Wishes for a blessed Ramadan too much for some Christians
The reaction a Brooklyn Park church is getting for spreading some interdenominational love is jaw-dropping, even when viewed by 2018 standards. Read more →
Santa Fe isn’t new to being at the center of national attention and it knows a lot about prayers. It’s where school prayer at high school football games met its end. Read more →
Jesus seen in Fargo flame
The image of Jesus has been seen in potato chips, banana peels, french toast and now the flames of Fargo. Read more →
Maybe beer can stop the lava
Pele, the volcano goddess, has not yet been satisfied with the offerings placed before the advancing lava in Hawaii. Read more →
It says something about the times we live in that a man of faith being treated courteously is front page news, but it is in Alexandria, Minn., because Rashed Ferdous got a warmer reception than the last time he was in town. Read more →
Did a prayer for the poor cost the House chaplain his job?
Did a prayer for the poor get a Jesuit priest run out of the U.S. Capitol? The chaplain of the House of Representatives, Rev. Patrick Conroy, was forced to resign by Speaker Paul Ryan, NBC reports. Ryan isn’t talking, but GOP and Democratic representatives think it has something to do with this prayer, offered as Read more →
Railroad workers bail on driver who wanted 5 minutes to pray
Sharmake Mohamed, of Moorhead, is looking for work. He’s afraid of the railroad workers he transported for a living because they, apparently, are afraid of him. Read more →
In Hutchinson, Minn., the City Council holds a moment of silence if pastors aren’t available to provide an invocation for meetings. Read more →
Employees of the Diocese of La Crosse had faith that their pension plan would help them retire. It won’t. The Diocese has canceled the pension program and will cut a one-time check for the workers instead. Read more →
Willmar City Council member Ron Christianson didn’t show up at last night’s Council meeting where his constituents were to speak about Christianson’s social media commentary on Muslims in the community.
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The Church of Sweden has decided that God is beyond human form and so it will no longer refer to … him… as …. him or he. Read more →
Perhaps in years past a couple of guys who didn’t think women belonged in the pulpit of a church would be a minor nuisance, but one can hardly blame the parishioners of a Dickinson, N.D., church for quickly throwing them out. Read more →