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Updated Feb 17, 2017 at 8:48 AM

A new book by Michael Wear, "Reclaiming Hope," outlines the ideal relationship between religion and politics.

Updated Feb 14, 2017 at 1:54 PM

When a Colorado mom examined a drop of breast milk under a microscope and posted it to Facebook, the internet went wild with excitement. Nearly 400 years after its invention, the microscope still is teaching us about faith, food and health.

Updated Feb 11, 2017 at 7:39 AM

According to Pew Research Center, 3 in 10 people who don't share their religion with their partner describe faith as a source of arguments.

Updated Feb 4, 2017 at 8:08 PM

President Donald Trump delivered a speech at the event. So far, it's received a heavy amount of criticism. But was there hope in the midst, too?

Updated Jan 26, 2017 at 1:05 PM

Reba McEntire's newest release contains a clear call to action as McEntire sings, “We've got to give this world back to God.”

Posted Jan 21, 2017 at 4:38 AM

Like many presidents before him, Donald Trump ended his oath of office with "so help me God" and mentioned God several times in his inauguration speech.

Updated Jan 20, 2017 at 11:42 AM

The Minneapolis Institute of Art was host to a large exhibit of Reformation-era art this past winter, celebrating the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's “Ninety-Five Theses.”

Updated Jan 20, 2017 at 6:08 AM

In recent decades, Hollywood hasn't typically been sympathetic to religious faith. There are, however, some exceptions. We suggest a few of them.

Updated Jan 18, 2017 at 9:28 PM

We're just about three weeks away from Super Bowl LI. So it's only natural that Americans begin planning their annual traditions.

Posted Jan 18, 2017 at 3:38 AM

Donald Trump will take the oath of office using both the Abraham Lincoln Bible — which President Barack Obama used during his two inaugurations — and his own Trump family Bible.

Posted Jan 17, 2017 at 11:38 AM

Few Americans trust traditional community leaders to lead difficult conversations, according to a new LifeWay Research survey.

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