WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'From the blood that was spilled, from the ashes, glory is rising,' said Pastor Frank Pomeroy.
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(RNS) — Unlike interfaith efforts that focus more on dialogue, the project centers on action toward a constructive social good.
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (RNS) — In this dusty crossroads town of 600 people with one blinking red light, church members have taken a starkly different approach from that of the Florida high school students agitating for change.
DALLAS (RNS) — Why did Graham place membership at a church nearly 1,000 miles from his home in Montreat, N.C.?
PLANO, Tex. (RNS) — The post featured a student in a hijab and these words: 'Share if you think Trump should ban Islam in American schools.'
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The measure comes in response to a deadly church shooting in Texas.
(RNS) — A Texas mall proudly erects a massive Ten Commandments monument and attracts none of the controversy that has swirled around similar displays on public land.
(RNS) — Pistol-packing parishioners may seem like a way to guard against the church shootings that have become so commonplace recently. But there is a long history in Christianity of opposing such strategies.
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — A jury on Friday sentenced an 85-year-old former priest to life in prison for the 1960 killing of a schoolteacher and former beauty queen who was a member of the parish he served.
PLANO, Texas (RNS) — The Rev. Jack Graham, pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church and a former president of the national Southern Baptist Convention, said God put the idea for the free seminar on his heart.
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Church member John Holcombe, among the massacre's few survivors, invited the public to attend the funeral of his pregnant wife, three of her children, his parents, a brother and the brother's 18-month-old daughter.
SCOTTS, Mich. (RNS) – The weekend after the deadliest church shooting in U.S. history, one small church in Michigan had security trainers teach congregants how to respond to an armed intruder.
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Members of the First Baptist Church will hold a church service for the first time since a gunman opened fire inside the small church a week earlier in the worst mass shooting in Texas history.
(RNS) — There is a holy hush that permeates church life when it comes to thinking about domestic violence within and beyond congregational life, writes Nancy Nason-Clark.
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (RNS) — Within 24 hours of the mass shooting, another church in town sprang into action, as the coordinating center for the emergency response.