We say grace

Poll shows Americans of all kinds still say their blessings before meals

Subscriber onlyOMRO, Wis. -- One by one, the Weiss family rounded up the nine grandchildren, who had been running circles around the barns. They gathered under a towering maple tree, around a table laden with barbecue meatballs and French silk pie, and grabbed one another's hands. Continue reading...

Religion News Briefs

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Seminarians' chants become hit album

Subscriber onlyDENTON, Neb. -- At the sound of a tap, dozens of young men clad in black cassocks and white surplices rise from kneeling positions to watch two of their brother priests begin a chant. Continue reading...

Muslim/Christian controversy expands to Senate

Subscriber onlyTry to imagine the media storm if the following drama ever took place under the hot glare of television lights in a U.S. Senate hearing. Continue reading...

Religion Calendar

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Local Notes

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Lutherans support LGBTQ+

Church group to march in Pride Parade today

Subscriber onlyJune is Gay Pride month, and I'm taking a moment to proclaim loudly and proudly how thankful I am for the increasing number of Christian faith communities who celebrate LGBTQ+ [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer] lives, and who partner with them to deepen our shared Christian walk of discipleship. Continue reading...

Baptist church celebrates 160 years on Spring Creek

Subscriber only"I tell them every Sunday, 'God is great, and we still need him as much as we ever did,'" said Jimmy Tollison, pastor of Spring Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Springdale. Continue reading...

Creating chaos

Betsy Singleton Snyder was already busy as a minister, blogger, wife and mother of four, then she wrote a book about it

Subscriber onlyShe's a minister, a blogger, a former congressman's wife and a mother of four, including 8-year-old triplets. Continue reading...

Religion News Briefs

Subscriber onlyPoll: Moral values in U.S. worsening Continue reading...

Chinese church towers over Mao statue

Subscriber onlyCHANGSHA, China -- Sweeping heavenward like an enormous glass-and-metal ski jump, a new Protestant church dominates the crumbled earth, freshly planted trees and unfinished water features of a suburban park under construction in Changsha. Continue reading...

Old-school reporting led Strobel to Case for Christ

Subscriber onlyReporter Lee Strobel was investigating the story of his life, and he knew it. Continue reading...

Alabama group makes holy smoke case

Subscriber onlyBIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- With a stained-glass window behind them, a lineup of speakers stepped to the front of the church and talked about the potential health benefits of legalizing plants that are outlawed in Alabama. Continue reading...

Religion Calendar

Subscriber onlySPECIAL EVENTS First Presbyterian Church of Morrilton, 105 W. Church St., Morrilton, will hold its annual Talents for the Lord fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 24 with a barbecue chicken meal from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., a bake sale and silent auction. Tickets for the dinner, bought at the door, are $12 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under. The church will deliver to-go orders in the Morrilton area with a $50 minimum. Continue reading...

Finding common ground

Even enemies not all bad

Subscriber only"I used to think all Baptist preachers were self-righteous ---------, but then I met you. So now I think all Baptist preachers are kinda self-righteous ---------." Continue reading...

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