Good Question: Why Are Red And Green The Colors Of Christmas?One theory involves the crown of thorns -- the holly -- placed on Jesus' head leading up to the crucifixion.
Good Question: Why Are Red And Green The Colors Of Christmas?This time of year, we see beautiful decorations in stores, in our homes, on our streets -- and two colors tend to dominate the decor. So, Debb from Hutchinson wants to know: Why are red and green the colors of Christmas? Good Question.
Good Question: What Religions Are We In Minnesota?From the holidays, to political campaigns, to terrorism, we've been talking a lot about religion and faith these days. So, what religions are we in Minnesota? Good Question.
Local Interfaith Leaders Denounce ISIS As 'Non-Islam'With Friday's indiscriminate and heartless violence so very raw, Minnesota's faith leaders are speaking with a simple clarity. Religious leaders are quick to point out that the violence that the terror group ISIS engages in has no foundation in the Islamic faith.
Report: Americans Are Losing Their ReligionThe number of Americans who identify as Christian is decreasing, according to a survey done by the Pew Research Center. The survey shows that between 2007 and 2014 the number of people who identified as Christian fell from 78.4 percent to 70.6 percent.
Cruz Kicks Off Presidential Campaign At Christian CollegeLest there be any doubts that Sen. Ted Cruz will be aggressively courting cultural conservatives, look at where the Republican chose to begin his 2016 presidential campaign Monday: the flagship campus of the nation's largest Christian university.
Good Question: Who Makes Up Our Congress?On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden swore in 71 new members to the 114th Congress, including the first Black Republican woman elected to the U.S. House from Utah. This group of 535 people is now the most diverse in U.S. history.
Minnesotan Starts Viral Conversation On VirginityIt had been on her mind for a few years, so Ellen Burkhardt decided to write about why she's choosing to wait to have sex until marriage. "I firmly believe that in order to have sex with someone you should love them, and personally, I've never been in love," Burkhardt said. Her article on the subject in Salon magazine went viral and started a conversation.
Private High Schools Banking On International StudentsThere are teenagers who move half way around the world to Minnesota…for high school. Nearly 24,000 Chinese students study in private American high schools. Hundreds of them are here in Minnesota with the goal of competing in a global world.
MN Twins Opening Day 2013: Meet The Best FansThe luckiest fan at the Twins' Opening Day may just have been 6-year-old Keera O'Brien.
MN Embraces Election Of Pope Francis The FirstMany Catholics throughout the state spent the afternoon glued to their TVs and iPads, waiting for word.
Woman's Sign At Capitol Rally: 'I Had An Abortion And I Regret It'Colleen Tronson held a sign on the Capitol steps on Tuesday saying "I had an abortion and I regret it" as part of the anti-abortion rally.
Faith-Based Program Helps Inmates Stay Out Of Jail, Saves MoneyThe rising cost to house prison inmates has many looking to a Minnesota Christian faith-based rehabilitation program for inspiration.
Minnesotans Of Faith Come Together To Combat Voter ID AmendmentDozens of Minnesota clergy and religious leaders gathered Thursday to voice their opposition to Minnesota's Voter ID amendment.
Christian Group Backs Away From Ex-Gay Therapy The president of the country's best-known Christian ministry dedicated to helping people repress same-sex attraction through prayer is trying to distance the group from the idea that gay people's sexual orientation can be permanently changed or "cured."