Author: Armando Hernandez

Faith

Column: US church membership falls to 47%

On March 29, Gallup reported 47% of United States adults claimed to belong to a church, synagogue or mosque, which is low from 70% in 1999 and 50% in 2018. This decent is the first-time in Gallup’s eight-decade report that Americans’ membership to a house of worship falls below half […]

Opinion

“The Bible is not a science book”

It is well-established that science and religion have been  presented  as two contrasting forces that differ in reasons, explanations and conclusions about the mystery of life. Ever since Charles Darwin’s groundbreaking thesis about the evolution of the natural world, scientists and believers have debated about the validity of their respective […]

News

Chauvin found guilty; claims for justice persist

On Tuesday, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder and manslaughter for the death of George Floyd. The jury, consisting of five men and seven women, deliberated for four hours on Monday afternoon and resumed Tuesday morning. The jury was sequestered for its deliberation on those days. […]

Faith

Christian prophets within the 21st century

Spiritual gifts are supernatural abilities anointed by God to believers who receive His grace of salvation. Examples include words of wisdom or knowledge, the gifts of healing or miracles, discernment of spirits, speaking or interpretation of tongues and prophecy. Although the theological debate about whether using spiritual gifts continues, these […]