Sharing the Bread of Life

Sharing the Bread of LifeThe central Christian rite is the Eucharist, a shared meal of bread and wine. For some Christians, the bread and wine, consecrated by a priest, are the real body and blood of Jesus; for others, the sacraments are powerful symbolic reminders of the meal Jesus shared with his disciples before his crucifixion.... Read more about Sharing the Bread of Life

Church: Space and Spirit

Church Space and SpiritFor Christians, the word “church” refers both to Christian communities (ranging from single congregations to all of the religion’s worldwide adherents) and to the buildings where they gather to worship, pray, and spend time together. These structures also vary in size; some are single-room sanctuaries, while others are immense megachurches.... Read more about Church: Space and Spirit

Life and Teachings of Jesus

Life and Teachings of Jesus

The Christian Bible’s New Testament includes the Gospels, four different chronicles of the life of Jesus.  These books are foundational for Christian belief and practice, sharing the story of Jesus' birth, baptism and revolutionary teachings, as well as affirming him as the Messiah.... Read more about Life and Teachings of Jesus

A Worldwide Tradition

A Worldwide Tradition

For the past two thousand years, Christian traditions that trace their teachings back to the life of Jesus have expanded and spread. Contemporary Christianity consists of three major branches (the Catholic Church, Orthodox Christian churches, and Protestantism) and claims more followers than any other religion—including just over 70% of the American population.... Read more about A Worldwide Tradition

Six Faiths: A rainbow of religions span spiritual spectrum

August 23, 2019

Tallahassee is much like other mid-size cities in the American South — it takes its religion seriously. Just under 50% of Tallahasseeans consider themselves religious and practice their faiths.

And in our city, there are many faiths to choose from. From established Christian traditions, including Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox and Evangelical practices to Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, Bah’i and Judaism, there is a worship service available.

Source: ... Read more about Six Faiths: A rainbow of religions span spiritual spectrum

At Illinois park, Jesus' face gets bashed in - News - Wicked Local - Boston, MA

July 11, 2019
PEORIA, Ill. — Still under construction, Serenity Memorial Park is dedicated to Peorians who have lost a loved one to violence. But last week, the centerpiece of the South Peoria park — an imported statue of Jesus Christ — was the victim of violence: the hands were busted off and the face was bashed in. The $15,000 statue — which includes a plaque bearing the scripture, “Love one another as I have loved you” — might be irreparable. “It’s so

Source: At Illinois park...

Read more about At Illinois park, Jesus' face gets bashed in - News - Wicked Local - Boston, MA