U.S. survey asks: When is divorce a sin?

By: Cathy Lynn Grossman Religion News Service

In a summer of celebrity splits - Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, Miss Piggy and Kermit - a question comes up for many Christians.

Is it a sin - cohabitating Muppets aside...

Is it pretty outside? Then you're less likely to go to church

By: Sara Weissman Religion News Service

Can a beautiful landscape compete with religious worship?

A Baylor University study, published in the journal Sociology of Religion, found that U.S. counties with nicer weather and prettier natural...

Compassion International tour in Colorado Springs offers glimpse of life in developing nations

By: Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com

Step inside the daily lives of two children growing up in extreme poverty in developing countries without ever leaving the Pikes Peak region at "Change the Story: The Compassion Experience," an interactive, touring...

Colorado Springs-area religious events starting Aug. 9, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson -carlotta olson the gazette




"Hot Summer Nights: Music on the Labyrinth" - With Dean Phelps, 6:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave., free-will offering; 633-8888....

'Roving rabbis' spread across Montana on kosher mission

By: MATT VOLZ The Associated Press

HELENA, Mont. - Two young Orthodox rabbis have traded their studies in Brooklyn for the back roads of Montana, where they are teaching the far-flung faithful how to keep kosher in Big Sky Country.


Catholic study group blesses the way for pope, visitors

By: The Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — A Bible study group has been making the rounds every few weeks at sites that Pope Francis will visit next month in Center City Philadelphia.

They are praying for the pontiff as well as all the...

Film and TV deals buoy Colorado Springs literary agency's faith-based titles

By: lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com

When Rick Christian decided to gamble on a future as a literary agent in the world of spiritual and inspirational literature, he tapped into home equity to pay the bills while he pursued his vision.