We are in the midst of what is being called a global pandemic.
One of my favorite things about winter is to sit indoors before a warm fire in my stove. I must admit that I am feeling a bit disappointed in the mild winter we have had so far.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has 13 Articles of Faith. While these do not set forth all the doctrines of the church, they do set forth some fundamental beliefs.
I hope everyone had a peaceful and happy holiday season.
Recently, the Sikh American community has marked an exciting anniversary: 550 years ago, the founder of our religion, Guru Nanak, was born. More than half a millennium later, we strive to carry on his teachings of love and unity.
We’ve all heard the phrase, “actions speak louder than words,” yet what does that really mean when it comes to putting our faith into action?
This Christmas magic seems marred by the muck of it all. Loss lingering behind the carols. Our chosen tree glimmers hopeful white lights, signs of life.
Christmas is past, and soon the decorations will come down. Wreaths and Christmas lights will be put back into storage, and living rooms will return to their treeless décor.
There are many who think that it doesn’t matter whether Jesus’ mother Mary was a virgin when he was born. Maybe they would argue they still believe the rest of the Gospels, just not Jesus’ virgin birth.
Christians around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ at Christmas.
Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, will be later than usual this year. Hanukkah will start on Sunday evening, Dec. 22, and lasts through Monday, Dec. 30.
This year’s Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Service was celebrated with the theme, “Welcoming the Stranger with the Spirit of Thanksgiving.”
The sight of leaves changing into various colors and the chill of the brisk air are clear signs of something imminent; Thanksgiving Day is fast approaching.
All of us have a tendency to justify ourselves.
The Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, Massachusetts, in November 1620 in a ship named the Mayflower.
We just finished celebrating the holiday of Sukkot, the “Festival of Booths.”
Two years ago, the Baha’is around the world celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, the prophet-founder of the Baha’i Faith. This year, the Baha’is are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Bab, the prophet-herald of the Baha’i Faith.
Prayers are scattered throughout the Bible from Genesis to Revelation, and we do well to learn to pray as those in the scripture prayed. If you have difficulty praying, try using a psalm as a guideline to help you pray.
Our Father in Heaven has given us a means to come into His presence during this life, at least in a sense. That means is through prayer. When we pray, we talk to our Heavenly Father.
I know a local businessman whose love for people cannot be hidden.
The Jewish High Holy Days, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are quickly coming up.
Baha’is around the world are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Birth of the Bab, the prophet-herald of the Baha’i faith. The public is invited to this bicentenary program being offered on Sunday, Oct. 27 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral at 2701 N. 3rd St., in Harrisburg, from 3 to 5 pm.
In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus clearly teaches the sobering reality that there are people who think they are Christians, when they are actually false Christians who do not know the Lord or His ways.
I know the title is misleading because the true and living God is a spirit and has neither eyes nor ears. As Jesus told the Samaritan woman in John 4: 24, “God is spirit, and they that worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”
Joshua was called by the Lord to lead the children of Israel after Moses was taken from them. (See Deuteronomy 34:9.) Joshua then led Israel into the Promised Land.