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I remember as a kid how the days seemed so long. I recall in the summertime after breakfast, I would shoot baskets until the sun became too hot, and then I would ride my bike to cool off. Our …

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POCOPSON, Penn. — Thursday, May 6, is the United States’ National Day of Prayer, which is observed annually on the first Thursday in May. The United States Congress designated the day to ask p…

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In March 2020, the some 1.3 million Jehovah’s Witnesses in the United States suspended its door-to-door and face-to-face forms of public ministry and moved congregation meetings to video confe…

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“I believe; help my unbelief:” These words from Mark 9:24 constitute one of the most important prayers I know. In this scripture, the desperate father of a sick child cries out, longing to see…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — A coalition of faith leaders and activists on Monday, April 5, demanded the elimination of the Senate filibuster, wading into a crucial debate in Washington with a 50-50 Sen…

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Christians around the globe celebrated Holy Week in face masks and observing social distance guidelines as the coronavirus pandemic dramatically altered the Easter season for a second year.

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As this is April Fools’ Day, it seems fitting to consider the link between faith and foolishness. Certainly, there are those folks who think that belief in God, or in Jesus as God’s son and ou…

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As warmer temperatures return, the green blades of crocuses peek through thawed earth. Those first green shoots give me the springtime hope I need to keep on steady through the rainy days or l…

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The Vatican's declaration that same-sex unions are a sin the Roman Catholic Church cannot bless was no surprise for LGBTQ Catholics in the United States — yet it stung deeply nonetheless.

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In the movie “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” 11-year-old Alexander woke up with gum stuck in his hair and things just went downhill from there.

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ENTERPRISE — John King’s gifts are not exactly as the Apostle Paul lists spiritual gifts, but the new pastor at Grace Lutheran Church in Enterprise has talents that fit right in.

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So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth … I chose to title this column Light of Unity, because unity is the central tenet of the Baha’i Faith. That core idea includes:

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WARSAW, Poland — A Jewish prayer for the souls of the people murdered in the Holocaust echoed Wednesday, Jan. 27, over where the Warsaw ghetto stood during World War II as a world paused by th…

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“How are you holding the center?” A spiritual mentor recently asked me this question, inviting my reflection on ministering to others, not only during a global pandemic but also painful politi…

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WASHINGTON — Organizers of the March for Life, the anti-abortion movement’s preeminent annual event, are asking their supporters nationwide not to gather in Washington this year because of the…

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WASHINGTON — As a politically divided nation prepares to inaugurate a new president in the wake of a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, a group of Christian leaders is hoping to ease te…

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Members of a Bible study I belonged to in Eugene often described life as “living in the gray.” (And they weren’t talking about the weather.) Over the course of various Bible studies we had don…