A House committee heard testimony Wednesday on a measure that would prevent courts from considering international and Sharia law.
Ash Wednesday, which was March 9 this year, marks the start of the liturgical season of Lent, a time of solemn preparation for Easter. Church-goers in Columbia observed the start of the season at services Wednesday.
Best-selling Christian author Kathleen Norris visited Broadway Christian Church the weekend before Lent to share her reflections and participate in discussions. Norris talked plainly about caring for her husband before his death and struggles with spiritual indifference.
The world is marred by social, political and economic inequality, but we should stand to make a difference and fight for everyone's rights.
A new app makes it easier for Roman Catholics to keep track of their sins and complete an examination of conscious before they receive the sacrament of reconciliation.
The church, which has an unusually well-preserved mosaic floor with images of lions, foxes, fish and peacocks, will be visible only for another week before archaeologists cover it again with soil for its own protection.
Laptops and e-books will be included in the new high school's curriculum.
Event coordinator Carla Marroquin said Columbia is vulnerable to human trafficking because it lies on an interstate and because of the high numbers of students who might lack funds.
The state arm of the Southern Baptist Convention said the Rev. David Tolliver's departure was immediate, and another leader will fill in as executive director until the organization names a permanent replacement.
The first of eight candles was lit Wednesday to celebrate Hanukkah.
Despite a new, state-of-the-art stadium and a beautiful, 50-degree, sun-filled day, Saturday's game had the lowest attendance in the four years the MU-KU football game has been played at the stadium.
Verna Laboy is an example to others to persevere when things are tough. To her friends she is “MIZ Verna” — Motivated, Inspired and Zealous.
The Mormon church is growing, and church leaders say that's largely due to young people like Tyler Hemenway and Sean Marett, two tidily dressed young men you may have seen on bikes or on foot in Columbia spreading the word.
The convention of Church of God in Christ, the nation's biggest black Pentecostal denomination, lasts through Monday in downtown St. Louis.
Mitch Sawyer owns the bright red house next to the railroad tracks. Sawyer doesn't live in the red house — there's not even furniture inside it. The red house is Sawyer's tailgate home.
The Tigers defeated Oklahoma, the No. 1 team in the BCS standings, 36-27.
Burke was among 24 new cardinals announced Wednesday by Pope Benedict XVI.
Interfaith Care for Creation hosted the Interfaith Community Picnic at Flat Branch Park on Sunday.
Stewart and Patti Humphry say their ministries provide a safe space for people to talk about living under Communism and enduring a revolution in 1956.
A new religious knowledge survey shows that atheists and agnostics know more about major world religions than any other group.