A Church by Any Other Name

(RNS) For Living Faith Lutheran Church, the name change was as much about the future as the past. On Sunday (June 26) the Rockville, Md., congregation formally bid goodbye to its old name, Crusader Lutheran Church. “We’re not saying (Crusader) was a bad name,” said...

What I Believe: The Present Christ

A sermon delivered by Joel Snider, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Rome, Ga., on August 29, 2010. 1 Corinthians 15:3-8 Morning Prayer: O God, you are the one who speaks to our hearts and gladdens our every step. As we pray this morning, we pray in confidence about...

Biblical Baby Names Still Popular

Names from the Bible remain popular as American parents consider their options for naming both boys and girls. Jacob was the most popular baby boy name in 2007, according to the Social Security Administration, which releases the most popular baby names each...