| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:22 AM
Elim Christian Services participants are assembling military kits for troops overseas, helping themselves and the soldiers in the process.
The Elim Military Kits Campaign gives adults and kids with disabilities a chance to boost their vocational...
| May 17, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Sometimes I think of the Great Reads as a kind of camera: zooming in for a lingering close-up of a person or a place, panning away to capture the surrounding scene. I love it when the stories reveal through showing, not telling.
A photographer named...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:31 PM
A young Italian nun with a powerful singing voice and engaging stage presence has been capturing the attention of millions of television viewers on "The Voice of Italy." Her performance of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" knocked another female contestant...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:54 PM
He was a 20-year-old community college student, a single father to an infant daughter and a failed National Guardsman living in a trailer park outside Lodi, Calif.
Online, Nicholas Teausant took on a different persona, authorities allege. On Instagram,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Barely three months after their release from Russian prison, Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova sit outside a Santa Monica hotel, smoking cigarettes, insisting that their group Pussy Riot is not a band.
"People sometimes think we are a musical group...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Raymond Ernest Callegary, an attorney who practiced in downtown Baltimore for nearly 60 years, died of a brain hemorrhage Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88 and lived in Timonium.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Ernest Callegary, a barber...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:31 PM
After arriving from Ghana, West Africa, Trinity Christian College student Ezekiel Odonkor was surprised to get a personal email and invitation for dinner from the college president. When Odonkor struggled to pay his tuition, he was even more surprised...
| Dec 18, 2013
Harold Camping didn't live to see the end of the world.
The Oakland-based radio preacher, who died Sunday, drew international attention, much of it in the form of ridicule, when he predicted — more than once — the precise date of the Rapture...
| Oct 18, 2013
— Before the sun rose too high above the guard tower one recent morning, prisoner Juan Meneses finished his daily gardening routine, raced across campus and bounded into theology class 15 minutes late.
Meneses, 35, didn't have time to take his...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: I'm Catholic and I've noticed that no established mainstream Catholic churches, synagogues or mosques put those catchy signs out front the way many Protestant churches do. Why is that? These signs always give me a smile and might even bring people in...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Rich in language, history and symbolism, the Bible isn't an easy read for many people. But an upcoming seminar may help make understanding its significance a little easier.
Orland Park Christian Reformed Church, 7500 Sycamore Drive, is hosting "Your...