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  • Nebraska woman files suit in federal court against all homosexuals

    Omaha World-Herald
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A Nebraska woman claiming to be an ambassador for God and his son, Jesus Christ, is suing all homosexuals, according to the Omaha World-Herald. Sylvia Driskell, 66, asked an Omaha federal judge to decide whether homosexuality is a sin. Citing Bible verses, Driskell contends “that...

  • Colorado Springs-based Compassion International lays off nearly 5 percent of its U.S. workforce

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Compassion International, a Colorado Springs-based nonprofit that works to bring children out of poverty in more than two dozen countries, has laid off 48 employees as part of a budget-cutting move, an organization spokesman said Tuesday. The layoffs, which took place Tuesday...

  • Faith-based comedian Ken Davis hopes to inspire audiences

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Ken Davis' side of the conversation is peppered with one-liners. There's the one about getting into comedy as soon as the doctor slapped his bare bum in the delivery room and said, "It's a boy." Then there's the self-deprecating one about how he used to look like a walking manatee....

  • Football great Jim Kelly's faith sustains a family tested by trials

    By Kim Lawton, Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly -
    Updated: Sun, May 3, 2015

    Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is considered one of the NFL's better quarterbacks. He led the Buffalo Bills to a record four consecutive Super Bowls in the 1990s - and they famously lost all four. Nonetheless, he earned a reputation for a gridiron grit that became...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting May 3, 2015

    Published: Sun, May 3, 2015

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Drama SUNDAY "The Last Dance" - Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, 2:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave., $20; chamberorchestraofthe springs.org. THURSDAY Canyon Winds - 6:45 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 701 N. 20th St.;...

  • Nepalese Colorado College students trying to help their homeland

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    When Anubrat Prasai's mother tried to flee her home in Kathmandu last week, the ground shook so hard she could barely stand up straight. But she managed to escape and flee to a nearby field, where she and some of Prasai's neighbors and relatives have been camped for days. They've...

  • A place to call home: Woman, son live in Springs Habitat for Humanity house being constructed in honor of Pope

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    This time next year, Elizabeth Berryman will be living in the pope's house - just not the one with gold-plated ceilings. Berryman, 31, isn't moving into the Vatican. Instead, the single mother in Colorado Springs is on pace to be the proud owner of a Habitat for Humanity house to be...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting April 26, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Music/Drama Sunday Rocky Mountain Wind Symphony - 3 p.m., First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave., free-will offering; 633-8888. TUESDAY "A Night of Unexpected Song" - Pikes Peak Opera League, 5:30 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. show, Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave., $25;...

  • The truest GOP believers? Mormons

    Salt Lake Tribune -
    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Mormons lean more heavily toward the Republican Party than any other major demographic group - whether clustered by race, age, gender, educational attainment or religion. So says a study released this month by the Pew Research Center, based on more than 25,000 survey interviews...

  • As theater shooting trial opens, gun debate dwindles

    NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — When a gunman opened fire inside a packed movie theater in July 2012, killing 12 and injuring 70, it did more than spread fear and heartbreak across the Denver suburbs. It helped revive the national debate over gun control. That argument gained intensity in the state...

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