Topic: Faith and Spirituality

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    An interpretation of Jesus’ teachings that emphasizes wealth and prosperity seems to be spreading fast, especially in many African-American churches. But critics are calling the “prosperity gospel” a distortion of authentic Christian faith. More

    August 17, 2007 | 0 Comments

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    For many physicians, there’s uncertainty about when or whether they should pray with their patients, but Mark Jacobson says it would be malpractice not to. Dr. Jacobson is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and he’s been treating Africans in Tanzania for 22 years. More

    July 20, 2007 | 0 Comments

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    There's a hopeful new development on the nursing home scene. Investors, among them faith-based groups, are building and staffing small cottages in which those needing long-term care can get personal attention and find a degree of independence that's not possible in most larger institutions. Bob Faw of NBC News has our report.

    July 20, 2007 | Comments (1)

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    Benedict said that in Francis’s hometown, the “city of peace,” he felt a duty to make a heartfelt appeal for peace. More

    June 22, 2007 | Comments (1)

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    For more than 200 years there has been a chaplain in both the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate.The current Senate chaplain is the Reverend Barry Black, the first African American and the first Seventh-day Adventist in the position. Kim Lawton reports.

    June 22, 2007 | Comments (27)

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview with U.S. Senate chaplain Barry Black.

    June 22, 2007 | Comments (3)

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    Read three recent prayers written by U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black.

    June 22, 2007 | Comments (6)

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    The UN estimates there are 100 million children who live and work on the streets, with seven million of them in Brazil. On her recent trip to Brazil, Kim Lawton met and followed a British Christian, Cally Magalhaes, who is spending her life trying to rescue some of those children. More

    June 15, 2007 | Comments (1)

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    "People often ask me how our stories come together. The "Street Children of Brazil" story in particular had many logistical complications, and we had to work hard to pull it off."

    June 15, 2007 | 0 Comments

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    Sara Miles used to be a journalist and an atheist. But she had a conversion experience and is now a leader in her church, Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco where she feeds all who wander in and provides them with a sense of consistency and comfort. More

    May 25, 2007 | 0 Comments

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