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  • Serena Williams' secret weapon: 'Jehovah God'

    By Kimberly Winston Religion News Service -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    When Serena Williams won Wimbledon this month, she proclaimed - as she usually does after a big win - her "thanks to Jehovah God." Williams, 33, is the top-ranked tennis player in the world, known for her relentless will and bullying strokes. She is also a Jehovah's Witness, a faith...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 26, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama THURSDAY "The Prodigal Son" - Central City Opera, noon, First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave.; 1-303-331-7018, sfinlay@centralcityopera.org. AUG. 7 "Jazz in the Garden" - With Al Eberhart and the Changing Times Band, 7 p.m., Memorial Garden,...

  • Colorado church elders sentenced for failure to report abuse

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    BOULDER — Four leaders of a Longmont church have been sentenced for failing to report sexual-assault allegations against the church's youth pastor in 2013. The Boulder Daily Camera reports (http://bit.ly/1CYod0h ) that VineLife Church pastors Walter Roberson and Robert Young will...

  • Mexican man living in Colorado church to avoid deportation leaves after 8 months

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    DENVER — A Mexican man who has been living in a Denver church's basement for nine months to avoid deportation walked away Tuesday, saying immigration officials told him he is no longer a priority for deportation. Arturo Hernandez Garcia claimed sanctuary in October at the First...

  • Broncos linebacker inspires at Praise with the Pros event in the Springs

    By Amanda hancock The Gazette -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 19, 2015

    Moments before he took the stage Tuesday, Steven Johnson got a text from his mom: Her lights had gone out. The Denver Broncos linebacker would need to send her money for bills. Although Johnson landed his dream job, his life isn't perfect. "I've always had faith and wanted to do...

  • What one Israeli couple found while undergoing a home renovation

    By Michele Chabin Religion News Service -
    Published: Sun, Jul 19, 2015

    JERUSALEM - An Israeli family experienced the surprise of a lifetime when, during a home renovation, workers discovered a 2,000-year-old Jewish ritual bath, called a mikvah. The discovery lends weight to what some archaeologists long have suspected: that a Jewish community existed in...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting July 19, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 19, 2015

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama FRIDAY "Jazz in the Garden" - With Gregory Goodloe and the Light Years Ahead Band, 7 p.m., Memorial Garden, North Tejon and Monument streets; tinyurl.com/l62nv2p. SATURDAY "Hot Summer Nights: Music on the Labyrinth" - With All Those Who Wander, 6:30...

  • New health law doesn't infringe on religious freedom, federal appeals court in Denver rules

    Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    DENVER — The federal health care law doesn't infringe on the religious freedom of faith-based nonprofit organizations that object to covering birth control in employee health plans, a federal appeals court in Denver ruled Tuesday. The case involves a group of Colorado nuns and four...

  • Friday in the Springs presents Veritas, a Christian music quintet

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    Presented by Friday in the Springs, 7 p.m. Friday, Wasson High School, 2115 Afton Way, free; fitsconcerts@gmail.com, fitsconcerts.org. Crowd-pleaser Veritas is back in town. The quintet of male Christian singers performed last year for Friday in the Springs, a local Christian music...

  • Colorado Springs-area ministry with horses helps heal women parolees

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 12, 2015

    The trio of horses at Freedom to Victory Ranch in Green Mountain Falls aren't exactly renowned for their pedigree, but for a ministry that works to mend fractured lives of women parolees, that may work in their favor. There's Shauspa, a 33-year-old Arab quarter horse with a fearsome...

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