New details on the Orlando shooting are ever emerging, as are the messages of love and support from across the globe. Many religious denominations are sending up prayers and warm thoughts to…
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Membership in the Baptist Church continues to slide on a downward trend. The denomination is reporting its ninth consecutive year of membership decline. The Baptist church…
Going to church could help you live longer. That's according to research part of a Nurses' Health Study. Everyone has a different motivation to practice their own faith. Now this…
The Greek Orthodox Church is preparing for their annual Greek Food Festival. For many it's about more than the food, it's also about fellowship and informing people about the Greek Orthodox beliefs. There will be…
A group of prayer warriors has spent the last month praying for every group, business, organization and person in Butler County. Wednesday, they completed their long list with a stop at the Greenville Police Department to pray for and with…
Today marks ash Wednesday, also known as the first day of lent. It's a century old tradition celebrated by Catholics and Episcopalians across the world. One area church is bringing…
An Alabama non-profit is using flight to get people in dire need to cancer and other medical treatments across the country. In Monroeville, Alabama Pilots for Christ takes off with a greater purpose.…
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Over the past few years a lack of funding has threatened to close down an adult daycare center in Perry County. And people at the center…
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A ministry in Selma puts on a show -- while delivering a message of faith -- and its all an act. Christian Entertainment Theater takes the christian faith -- and puts it on stage.
Almost 400 kids are spending time at Eastmont Baptist this week for Vacation Bible School. The theme this year? Son Spark Labs, putting a focus on God's plan as well as science.
A Pike County pastor is marking another year at his church, but this anniversary is one for the history books. He's the longest serving pastor at the oldest historically African American church in the area.
Thursday is the National Day of Prayer. It's a time when people of faith pray for their families, communities, police and rescue personnel, clergy, and elected leaders, among others.
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- There's a unique outreach ministry brewing at a church in Selma -- designed to help the church connect with the community.
The diagnosis of dementia can be devastating. Many caregivers need help to cope and find resources for memory-loss patients. Faith groups in our area are stepping up to the challenge.
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- As the city of Selma prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches -- the eyes of the world will once again be focused on the historic Voting Rights Movement -- and the faith that fueled it.
It's one of the biggest parties of the year. Mardi Gras is a crazy day of parades and costumes, but the day that follows is about something different entirely.
Music, sermon, prayer and fellowship. They're elements we find in many churches across our area. However, some congregations look very different.
One of the biggest challenges facing many churches is getting people inside who have never been before or haven't gone in years, and some Christian churches are trying creative new ways to get the message across.
For many Christian churches in the River Region, attendance spikes around Christmas, but after the holidays, many churches face a challenge--keeping members and visitors coming to services all year long.
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Jewish people around the world are celebrating Hanukkah. The Festival of Lights is an eight-day celebration of faith, miracles and victory.
The non-profit We Care is taking its ministry to a place many people may not want to go.
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A family in Selma is working on a project to send out positive vibes -- and the good news of the gospel all over the community.
Many church leaders in our area are applauding this week's US Supreme Court decision.
For students in our area, summer break is just days away. For some of them, the break doesn't bring days at the pool or trips to the beach. It can mean going hungry. Some churches are stepping up to help.
Next Monday is the beginning of Passover - The Jewish holiday which marks the delivery of slaves from Egypt. Local temples are getting ready for one of their biggest services of the year.
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A church in Selma uses artwork to help proclaim the good news of the Gospel -- and spread the message of the Bible.
This month, we've introduced you to heart disease survivors all across our area. Many of them say having faith has made a big difference in their recoveries. That's turned one Montgomery couple into active volunteers for heart awareness.
A Troy Church is not only offering a place for worship, but is a place to help the homeless.
It has been nearly two weeks since Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Phillipines, killing at least 4,000 people and destroying large parts of the island nation. Now one Tallapoosa County organization is reaching out to churches and faith groups in Alabama to help people left in the storm's destruction.