In mythology, the great bird the phoenix rises from the ashes after a fire, fully restored.
After Sook (not her real name), a young woman from North Korea, gave her testimony during the Lausanne Congress in Cape Town many were moved to tears. They had just witnessed — in their midst — the tragic face of suffering.
An Indonesian Christian aid group has sent a team to the Mentawai islands in West Sumatra, where an earthquake and tsunami have lead to the deaths of hundreds of people.
A Muslim college student from Connecticut, an ex-Mormon attorney in the Bay Area and a Catholic writer in upstate New York have joined a chorus of testimonials on YouTube aimed at preventing teen suicides.
Commissioners and advisory delegates to this summer's 219th General Assembly expressed high praise for the Assembly's leaders and said their committee work, worship, informal discussions with other Assembly participants and the sense of community they developed during the July 3-10 Assembly were the most meaningful experiences for them.
Indianapolis has seldom been on Hollywood’s radar map, but the good folks in charge of the 19th Heartland Film Festival plan to change that.
A Turkish government adviser says Christians and Muslims should be allowed to worship again in Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia basilica, eight decades after it was turned into a museum by the country’s secularist authorities.
The Crystal Cathedral, the gleaming Southern California megachurch known for its “Hour of Power” television broadcast, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection from creditors.
"If you build it, they will come," could apply not just to magical baseball fields, but to the traditional way most people have thought about church.
A former general secretary of the World Council of Churches has warned that tension in Sudan ahead of a plebiscite on independence for the south of Africa’s biggest country could spark mass killings similar to the Rwanda genocide in 1994.