SW Michigan
3:26 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

"Religious Freedom" Bill Advances in Lansing

Credit Melissa Benmark / WKAR

The State House has approved a "Religious Freedom Restoration Act". It now goes to the state Senate. Despite criticism from opponents,  House Speaker Jase Bolger (R-Marshall) says the bill is not, in his words, "a license to discriminate."

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8:12 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Potential Presidential Candidate Ben Carson Discusses Faith, Values and Government in Portage

More than 1,300 people attended event at Valley Family Church
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- The United States needs to move back to its core values, where people put faith, education and hard work the center of their lives and nobody makes excuses, famed neurosurgeon and potential presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson told a rapt Kalamazoo audience Thursday night.
Evolutionary Evangelist
2:01 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

WSW: Coexistence for Science and Religion

Michael Dowd
Credit Courtesy of Michael Dowd


Science and religion have often been on a collision course since at least the time of Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution. 

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6:50 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Planned Ordination of Womanpriest moved because of harassment

Bishop is warning Catholics not to participate in Saturday's ceremony
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
THREE OAKS, MI -- Lillian Lewis, who is to be ordained as a priest Saturday by a dissident Catholic group, says harassing phone calls have forced relocation of the ceremony. The event originally was to be held at the First Congregational Church in Three Oaks, where Lewis resides.
Religion & Culture
7:51 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Be part of pagan traditions at the Winter Solstice celebration

The 2001 Winter Solstice altar at People's Church in Kalamazoo
Credit courtesy of Diane Melvin

Saturday is the Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year. To celebrate, People’s Church of Kalamazoo will do a solstice ritual based on pagan traditions. The event is Friday night at 7 p.m., with a potluck at 6 p.m.

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