Joel Osteen’s hope for those who attend the Las Vegas event is that “they go away inspired in their faith, letting go of old mistakes and disappointment and just starting fresh and new.”
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A group of students at Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University are wearing hijabs to show support for Utah’s Muslim community.
Perhaps more than most, ministers, rabbis and other religious leaders understand the role stress plays in our society and the challenges it presents. They feel it, too. Here’s how some of them cope with the pressures of their work.
The Smithsonian, the nation’s museum, hired Manseau to curate new exhibits on American religious history and to collect important religious objects to add to the museum’s expansive holdings.
Throughout the valley there are religious communities ministering to the sick and elderly, quietly keeping them connected to their faith or providing the kind of outreach that lets them know they are not forgotten.
Sunday after Sunday, believers stand and sing at the start of worship. Here is the question author Leon Podles wants church leaders to ponder: Which of these two entrance hymns would inspire the most fervor in men?
Students at Brigham Young University who report sexual assault will no longer be investigated for possible violations of the strict honor code that bans drinking and premarital sex.
Mormon leaders are telling gay and lesbian members in a new website launched Tuesday that attraction to people of the same-sex isn’t a sin or a measure of their faithfulness, but reminding them that acting on those feelings by having sex violates fundamental doctrinal beliefs that will not change.
Joel Alter knew from an early age what direction he wanted to go with his studies and career.
There are no prayers, no preaching or questions about faith. The October Community Day of Service may be coordinated through The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but the focus is entirely on doing something for others. And the entire community is invited to participate.