LINCOLN, Neb. (RNS) — Here’s a look at how a few Nebraska communities — Christian, Yazidi and Ponca — are reconciling their faiths with the devastating floods that have swept across the Midwest.
OMAHA, Neb. (RNS) — Local churches and national faith-based disaster relief groups — along with state and federal officials — are stepping in to lend a hand with recovery after floodwaters raged across the Midwest earlier this month.
(RNS) — Rallying more than 100 volunteers, three women who have lost homes or family members to fires plan to feed 1,000 people on Thanksgiving Day.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Even if the fires are mostly contained, with about 1,600 structures, mostly homes, consumed, the community will rely on churches, parachurch organizations and individuals to lead the way.
MOSHAV BEIT MEIR, Israel (RNS) — After a fire destroyed his life's work two years ago, American-Israeli painter Yoram Raanan finds new inspiration for paintings that depict key scenes from the Torah.
(The Conversation) — Human simulation in action is messier than modeling bridges, but it can be a useful way for researchers to understand just why people behave the way they do.
DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (RNS) But churches spring into action and racial tensions are washed away.
"I refuse to answer questions about God or the Bible with neat constructs or nicely buttoned up answers," Barnabas Piper says. "My aim is to cause a certain amount of discomfort for Christians who've never questioned."
KATHMANDU, Nepal (RNS) A 7.8-magnitude earthquake shattered many of Nepal's most famous religious sites but doesn't seem to have shaken the faith of its people.
The bestselling "Heaven" author explains why he is so passionate about Calvinist vs. Arminian debates. Along the way, he makes a provocative comment about God's role in natural disasters.
The Christian author shares how faith shapes the way we confront suffering, evil, and tough times.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The massive new Utah Bishops' Central Storehouse is the centerpiece of the Mormons' intricate network for taking care of its members and lending a hand to others in times of natural disasters. Holding a can of peaches grown on church-owned orchards, manager Richard Humpherys says, it's "the best food money can't buy." By Brooke Adams.