A Pew Research Study of religion in all fifty states suggests that the shift toward a less religious America may not just be on the coasts.
A Garland community center held a contest offering a $10,000 prize for the best drawing of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and it ended with two dead and a third injured.
We’re not even a quarter of the way through 2015 yet, and mosques have been burned, loyalty oaths have been demanded, and—in Dallas last week—a Muslim man was shot in the back while watching the snow fall.
The veteran rapper won’t perform his music at Rice for any amount of money. School is for teaching.
Catholics who see the racy film may have to get on their knees afterward.
At least seven places of worhsip in Texas have indoor running tracks, and other key takeaways.
The Reverend Charles Moore ardently dedicated his life to the service of God and his fellow man. But when he couldn’t shake the thought that he hadn’t done enough, he drove to a desolate parking lot in his hometown of Grand Saline for one final act of faith.
Houston City Attorneys Subpoenaed Sermons from Pastors They Suspect Fought the Ordinance from the Pulpit
Making a whole lot of people uncomfortable.
How did Robert Jeffress turn Dallas’s once-declining First Baptist Church into a vibrant megachurch? Certainly not by pussyfooting around.
The arguments against teaching evolution in schools have largely failed. Have they finally come to an end?
Twenty-seven-year-old Catherine Grove is a member of a small, insular, and eccentric church in East Texas. Her parents think she’s being brainwashed. She insists she’s being saved.
Last time the First Presbyterian Church of Dallas held a gun buyback event, it caused a stir. Will this one cause the same outcry?
After a criminal noise complaint was filed—and quickly withdrawn—over the sound of the church bells at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission, the city council voted to exempt churches from the noise ordinance. As the Rio Grande Valley shifts away from being monolithically Catholic, what does this
Like many churches across the nation, Bethel Church, in Temple, produces a hell house, a faith-based haunted house. These houses draw severe criticism for stoking the culture wars, but Bethel's leaders want to be open and tolerant in their messaging. Are they succeeding?
Like any political battle in Texas, the ongoing fight over the evolution in the state's science classes features colorful characters worth getting to know.
Once a year, a San Antonio congregation relives Jesus’ last days—and leaves the cellphones at home.
Joel Osteen, indefatigable televangelist and pastor of a Houston megachurch, was the butt of an online hoax that claimed he had lost his faith, and would leave the church. The Internet had a strong reaction.
The West Texan editor of Poetry magazine leaves his plum gig for divinity school.
Alcohol will be served—after the sermon.
"We've always attempted to think outside the box as far as what the needs of the community are," said Rev. Brad Foster, Calvary Baptist Church's senior pastor.
The world will end this Sunday, on the birthday of Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement. Or so warns the imprisoned polygamist leader of FLDS.
In San Antonio, they already are. When a student protested that the RFID chips violated her right to privacy and threatened religious freedom, the school suspended her.
Members of the Kansas-based church plan to "kindly warn" F1 fans to flee God's wrath.
"Vote for the Mormon, Not the Muslim! The capitalist, not the communist!" reads the sign at Leakey's Church in the Valley.
Bible verses on banners spark controversy in a small East Texas town.
Rumors indicate that members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints may be leaving the YFZ Ranch.
Ernesto Garza said that the image of the Christian Messiah in his tortilla was "a miracle."
Are the kids at the Yearning for Zion safe?
The imprisoned polygamist leader, who has put out a dizzying amount of paper from his Palestine prison cell, has warnings for President Obama and the leaders of Mauritania this time.
Yet another person has found what she believes is the image of Jesus in an unlikely place.
The Grapevine pastor starts a fashion blog to help Christians "set the standard for the rest of the world in fashion as well as faith."
The feds will get a portion of the future profits of Mary, Mother of Christ, a film co-written by the man behind Passion of the Christ and produced by Joel Osteen.
During a National Day of Prayer breakfast, Rick Perry said God will forgive his "oops" moment. We remember a few other things God told him.
Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs is the subject of a new A&E Biography documentary set to air Monday night.
Megachurch Pastor Ed Young, known for his unorthodox methods, brought the beasts onstage as a metaphor for Jesus. But did the stunt violate a city ordinance?
Jurors found former polygamist leader Wendell Loy Nielsen guilty of bigamy for illegally marrying three women.
A Texas appeals court upheld the child sexual assault conviction of sixty-year-old Allan Keate, an FLDS member and follower of Warren Jeffs.
TAPPS caves in response to a court motion filed by several Beren Academy players and their parents after the association refused to let the team reschedule its playoff game from Friday night.
Aerial photos of the YFZ Ranch outside Eldorado show strange constructions underway at the polygamist compound.
Paparazzi snapped photos of the very fit Lakewood Church pastor paddleboarding during a family vacation in Hawaii.
A three-judge panel reversed a lower court's injunction against the controversial "sonogram law," which mandates that women who have abortions must submit to a sonogram and hear a description of the fetus as litigation proceeds.
Some 5,000 people rallied in Athens to support the nativity scene displayed outside the Henderson County Courthouse that has been criticized by an atheist group.
A nativity scene on the Henderson County Courthouse lawn is at the center of national spat.
The DMV approved a religious plate the same day the Sons of Confederate Veterans filed a lawsuit against the agency for infringement of free speech.
The governor is drawing fire for also using politically correct holiday language.
The governor’s latest campaign ad, “Strong,” gets denounced across the Internet for stirring up the culture wars.
On November 5, 2009, Nader Hasan’s cousin Nidal Hasan killed thirteen people at Fort Hood. Kerry Cahill’s father, Michael, was one of the victims. Today, Nader and Kerry are unlikely allies.
Have you heard the one about the Mormon polygamists who descended on a tiny West Texas town? It would be funny if it wasn't so serious. (Okay, it's pretty funny too.)
Dispatches from the Warren Jeffs trial in San Angelo.
The child custody battle between the State of Texas and a fundamentalist Mormon sect prompted many people to wonder how 437 kids could have been ripped away from their parents. When the criminal trials of a dozen sect members got under way this month, the question became, Was it really