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Why Some Feminists Refuse To Give Up On Their Faith

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.01.2015 | Religion

(RNS) In the moments before Jennifer Zobair converted to Islam, she had one pressing question for the imam, about a verse in the Quran that seeme...

Rinkins Report: Noted Author and Speaker Touts Faith-Fueled Leadership

Zach Rinkins | Posted 07.31.2015 | Good News
Zach Rinkins

In an increasingly diverse and competitive economic climate the demand for growth and results is insatiable and unwavering. Noted author and speaker Joshua Fredenburg travels the country training corporate and college audiences on the skills necessary to consistently create value through faith-fueled leadership.

The Charleston Tragedy: A Conversation on Faith and Forgiveness

Katharine Rose | Posted 07.30.2015 | Religion
Katharine Rose

The ability of the Charlestonians and the affected family members to so readily forgive their perpetrator is not an indication of an apathetic people, nor does it signal the ease with which one is able to forgive. Rather, it is a manifestation of how strong their faith really is.

I Once Was Lost, But Now Am Found. Was Blind, But Then I Came Out!

Jordan Reeves | Posted 07.30.2015 | Gay Voices
Jordan Reeves

I was more than a blind follower or a casual experimenter in faith. I was a deep-seated convert and a wholehearted zealot -- I was a disciple of Jesus Christ.

Angels

Denise Geelhart | Posted 07.30.2015 | Religion
Denise Geelhart

Not only do I believe in angels, but I'm also sure angels saved my life. They helped my faith journey change from one of confusion to one of clarity.

A Vocational Selfie: The Discernment Deck

Wayne Meisel | Posted 07.29.2015 | College
Wayne Meisel

Vocational discernment is about doing your homework and figuring out what is out there and what is not. It's about listening to your heart instead of the voices of others when deciding what to do. It's about deciding to explore and try and not worry about saving face or what others might think.

Scott Conroy

Huckabee: 'God Is Much More Real To Me Than The Clouds'

HuffingtonPost.com | Scott Conroy | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

FLORENCE, S.C. -- It’s no secret that Mike Huckabee is a religious man. An ordained Baptist minister, the former Arkansas governor has worn his ...

A Cry Out For Help: Bobbi Kristina's Passing Mirrors What Her Mother Feared Most

LuxEco Living | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment
LuxEco Living

Death at an early age is a tragedy especially if it could have been prevented. Whitney and Bobbi shared more than an umbilical connection. The two were linked through faith but faith alone could not save them.

Making a Change: Bishop T.D. Jakes' 10-year Initiative for Re-entry

Alisha L. Gordon | Posted 07.27.2015 | Religion
Alisha L. Gordon

"They don't judge you. The program offers you a feeling of hope. The program taught me what it meant to forgive. If you want people to bless you and move forward despite your past, you have to learn to do that for others."

Dena Hobbs Talks Honestly on Faith and Anxiety

Monica Stevens-Kirby | Posted 07.22.2015 | Religion
Monica Stevens-Kirby

Dena Hobbs is a minister, mother, wife, volunteer, yoga instructor and writer. I sat down to interview her about anxiety, a subject she and her husband, Jason, are committed to addressing with faith, love and candor.

What Happens When We Put Empathy Into Practice?

Catherine Nagle | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

'It's Because You Left Me ... ' When Trocme was 10 years old, he was in a car accident. His father drove too fast, the car spun ...

Dealing With Death: When Does the "Easier" Part Start?

Jessica Denis | Posted 07.20.2015 | Women
Jessica Denis

So, when does the easier start? We are approaching two years since his death and while the haze and fog may have lifted and I may have done the work to find myself again, it isn't any easier. I still drive by his old house, now with a new owner. It will always be his house.

The Light and Wonder: A Tribute to Mark Sternlicht

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 07.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

I discovered yesterday that Mark was the inventor of the portable flashlight; a tool to illuminate the darkness. In my mind, as we have heard today fr...

Music's First Interracial Female Duo AsOne Inspires at a Very Timely Moment

Ernest Owens | Posted 07.17.2015 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

An album that has been three years in the making finally found its jolt during a time when the national arguably needed it the most.

Despite Honest Attempts at Universality, "Amazing Grace" Falls Short

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 07.17.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

As the curtain closes, Amazing Grace gets a standing ovation, with shouts and tears to boot. Maybe, I missed something. Maybe, I don't understand. It's okay that I don't like it because someone else did. But for me, it is not enough. It's too trapped in "history" to acknowledge the history that resides inside us.

The 8 Top Spiritual Sites In America

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.16.2015 | Fifty

    SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Lori Erickson From Wild to Eat, Pray, Love, spiritual journeys have been on the pop culture radar....

Saying No to Affluenza: 5 Ways Faith Can Help Parents of Teens Raise Healthy, Caring Young Adults

David Briggs | Posted 07.14.2015 | Religion
David Briggs

How can parents help their own children say no to affluenza? Or to become caring young adults, forsaking refuge in addictive behaviors? One answer may be right down the street: Their local church, temple or mosque.

A Fairy Tale Still In The Making: The Beautiful Dress I Borrowed

Catherine Nagle | Posted 07.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Nagle

With my daughter only nine years old, I was very discreet in dating and careful about bringing anyone into our home, or in allowing men to meet my da...

Brunelleschi and a Leap of Faith

Lisa Condie | Posted 07.09.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

It is the essence of the human experience to push the boundaries of what is, and believe that there is something else, sight unseen, that could be. It happens every day. Falling in love, choosing to have a child, buying a home or moving to a foreign country, it's all a leap of faith.

America Is Not a Christian Nation

Robert Crawford | Posted 07.08.2015 | Religion
Robert Crawford

We have not abandoned our Christian roots. We are simply slowly abandoning a general sense of religious culture as the norm, and this is a good thing.

We've Decided to 'Dance Our Way Through Cancer!'

Tenille Livingston | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Tenille Livingston

Two sisters, in two different states, and four hundred and sixty one miles apart, but not even the distance could keep them from supporting each other...

Universal Notice

Nathan Timmel | Posted 07.08.2015 | Religion
Nathan Timmel

It is New Years Eve, with 1998 breathing it's dying gasp and 1999 crowning like a baby's head. I am in a small, sparsely attended dive bar in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with my friend Troy. We are here because Troy is a good person.

Bigger Than Climate Change

Jeremiah Sierra | Posted 07.07.2015 | Religion
Jeremiah Sierra

There's something I need to tell you all about myself. Recently, I've become one of those people with clipboards who stands on the sidewalk near Union Square.

What Inspires You? (Part 2)

Jessica Denis | Posted 07.06.2015 | Women
Jessica Denis

What inspires you? It's a question I dove into last week in one of my blogs and put my friends and family to the test with trying to answer the question. As I predicted, it just isn't a simple cut and dry answer.

I Will Run to the Rock

Stephanie Mitchell Hughes | Posted 07.06.2015 | Religion
Stephanie Mitchell Hughes

As a believer in Christ, I know that death is the birthing room between my physical and eternal lives. I cannot say that I have faith in God and then not trust Him in all things including the death of a loved one.