NEW YORK — Citing allegations of "possible improper behavior," the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops earlier this month announced the resignation of its top administrative official, Monsignor Jeffrey Burrill, ahead of a media report that probed his private romantic life.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — As a longtime Christian, John Stern is very familiar with the story of Jesus feeding thousands with just a few fish and loaves of bread.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A popular strip club that once beckoned customers off a busy highway leading into Anchorage is now a church offering salvation – instead of temptation – thanks to a daughter of a former exotic dancer.
The 17 letters that spell out “Coast Guard City, USA” were hauled up Dewey Hill on Wednesday morning and readied to perform light shows in conjunction with the Grand Haven Musical Fountain and Coast Guard Festival fireworks show.
The annual Chamber Celebration looked much different this year, but the theme of the evening was very familiar – celebrating those who give back to their community.
We have many expressions intended to compliment or encourage another person. Phrases like “Good job!” or “Way to go!” come to mind. Or even one-word expressions like “Super!” or “Fantastic!” From the younger generation I’ve heard words like, “You are really rockin’ it!”
CROCKERY TWP. — Dave MacKenzie said that the design on the Live Wall display at the entrance to his Crockery Township business is usually changed on a whim.
State lawmakers became anglers Monday morning, casting lines into calm, quiet, deep-blue Lake Michigan waters – which made for rather leisurely fishing and conversation.
MERRILL, Wis. — As America’s pandemic recovery efforts progress and more organizations open their doors, safety remains paramount for houses of worship and their members.
NORTON SHORES — Grammy Award-winning artist David Phelps will perform at the Maranatha Bible & Missionary Conference, 4759 Lake Harbor Road in Norton Shores, on Saturday, July 31.
HOLLAND — A pilot program by Hope College and Western Theological Seminary to provide a Christian liberal arts education to incarcerated men at the Muskegon Correctional Facility in Muskegon has shown such initial success that the college is now pursuing accreditation for a full Bachelor of …
LOS ANGELES — When Evan Mobley declared for the NBA draft in April, he didn’t go the traditional route. Mobley eschewed a news release or Players’ Tribune post, instead making his announcement by releasing an NFT.
The extent to which the number of white evangelicals have declined in the United States has been laid bare in a new report by the Public Religion Research Institute’s 2020 Census on American Religion.
The Village of Spring Lake’s Social District opened Friday, allowing customers to consume alcoholic beverages while strolling around a specified downtown area.
In his farewell address at the 2021 Southern Baptist Convention, outgoing president J.D. Greear acknowledged the internal disputes but assured attendees that the Baptist faith continues to affirm “those doctrines most contested in our culture,” such as “the authority, and the inerrancy, and …
On the night before he faced his brutal execution at the hands of the Roman Empire, Jesus of Nazareth gathered his followers together for a meal. It was at that meal, commonly known as the Last Supper, that Jesus gave himself to those followers in the simple gifts of bread and wine.
Most suicides do not take place at the winter holidays, like most people think, but happen toward the end of July and in August. At this time of year, being aware of how the people we love are feeling is even more important than usual.
After not being able to gather in one place for more than a year without restrictions and shutdowns, the Village at Rosy Mound senior living community celebrated the COVID-19 restrictions being lifted Friday.
The other day I read an article that came in the mail about a family that had moved to Grand Haven. I was immediately drawn in to read it when I saw the title: “Blessed Beyond Measure.”