Articles on Faith

In the aftermath of Billy Graham’s death, much attention has turned to Graham’s relationship with U.S. presidents during his lifetime. Having some degree of religious influence with every president since Truman, Graham’s passing presents an opportunity to reflect, however briefly,... Continue...

Yesterday we witnessed another mass shooting. As students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., were preparing for the end of another school day, a lone gunman entered the building and opened fire, and in an instant their... Continue...

Four months ago I found a lump in my breast. And the Spirit clearly prompted, “This lump is a gift.” This summer was the first time in a decade that I felt well. I was sleeping, I had energy, my... Continue...

When we think of someone with a strong faith, we tend to think of someone with strong emotions and convictions. They are people who have an unflinching look in their eye when they speak, pray like their life depends on... Continue...

Today is the National Day of Prayer, an annual day of observance celebrated by Americans of various faiths. Here are five facts you should know about the day when people are asked "to turn to God in prayer and meditation."... Continue...

“We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed.” (2 Cor. 4:8) Suffering can be so painful and dark that normalcy can seem like a distant memory from another life—an easier one, a happier one. Like a dead weight bearing... Continue...

Based on the 1966 Shusaku Endo novel of the same name, Silence is the story of two Portuguese Jesuit priests who travel to Japan in the 1600’s to find their mentor and spread Christianity. In remaining faithful to its source... Continue...

On January 6, travelers gathered around the baggage claim of the Fort Lauderdale airport awaiting their luggage and not knowing that their lives were to be taken or changed forever. Esteban Santiago had a sinister plan, one that callously ignored... Continue...

I found it buried in a dusty old box of files, wedged between nondescript folders like “Wells Fargo” and “Car Repairs.” How did something so precious get stuck here? I wondered. Eleven pages of single-spaced type, typed on her computer.... Continue...

Even before I stepped on the plane, I knew it would be anything but a holly jolly Christmas. I was walking into the home of family members who were left hollowed by an ugly divorce. And I was determined to... Continue...