| 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...
| 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...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Pastor Pete Bradford, a reformed "dope fiend" from San Diego, went out into the streets of Boyle Heights looking for gang members to pray over. Finding them wasn't hard.
It was the early 1990s, the era of "Boyz n the Hood" and "Colors" and gangsta rap....
| 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 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...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:01 PM
God's message to humanity has taken on constantly morphing forms over time, from stone tablets to papyrus scrolls to gilt-edged books. For the Christian community, the story of the "Day of Pentecost" in the Book of Acts makes the case that there is no...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:53 AM
I stumbled across an article from the summer recounting that a judge in California was accused of anti-Christian bias because he upheld the teaching of yoga in phys ed classes in the public schools.
There is, you may not be aware, a certain amount of...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The Sundance Institute has announced the selected films for the U.S. and World Cinema dramatic and documentary competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. This year's festival will be held Jan. 16-26 in...