Three weeks ago, I sat in Living Faith Anglican Church in Tempe, Ariz., celebrating All Saints Day. On the first Sunday in November, many churches take time to celebrate and remember their saints, past and present.

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Champaign, will dedicate new trees and a pollinator garden Sunday at its 10 a.m. service, according to Faith in Place, an environmental group that funded the project.

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Before I officiate at a wedding, I normally have several talks with the couple. The issues of money, sex and power always generate the most discussion and the most emotion. With one couple, sex and power immediately catapulted to the top of the list. They were conflicted about whether or not…

No need for the kids at Heritage Elementary in Homer to go buy pencils, crayons and markers. The nice folks at Homer New Life Church of Faith have them covered.

When I was in elementary school, I walked on stilts all over our yard. No one could do what I did. How about 10 push-ups in front of my grandparents without stopping? “Watch me do 20.” While timing me to see how long I could bounce on my pogo stick before falling off, Dad stopped me at four …

Every now and then you get the joy of saying to people, “Holy Cow. You did it. How great is that?” Of the more than 750 religion columns I have written for The News-Gazette, never have I said that to my readers. Until now. But today everybody gets a High Five!

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