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Subscriber onlyPre-Holocaust images of Jewish life digitized Continue reading...

Niche market

Columbaria appeal to a growing number of church members

Subscriber onlyWhen Tracy Spillman's first wife, Anne, died of cancer in 2008, it seemed fitting that her final resting place would be at their church home -- St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Little Rock. It was further fitting that her ashes would be interred in an outdoor columbarium that he helped design. Continue reading...

Gay pastor at peace with himself, church

Subscriber onlyFor as long as he can remember, the Rev. Randy Eddy-McCain wanted to be a preacher. Continue reading...

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Slain journalist prayed to 'keep my mind focused'

Subscriber onlyWhen a believer is immersed in the rosary, the familiar recitation of the Lord's Prayer, the Hail Mary, the Glory Be and the Doxology find a soft rhythm, as clicking beads mix with steady breaths and heart beats. Continue reading...

Faith In The Battlefield

National Men’s Conference Slated In Rogers

Subscriber only"The antidote to fear is not courage," said Jeff Struecker. "It's faith." Continue reading...

In Case of Emergency

Area Mormons Help Community Prepare for Disaster

Subscriber onlyThe world today boils with turmoil. Add to that, Mother Nature's forces, and it might be a recipe for disaster. Continue reading...

Blessed relief

Manhattan church offers bathroom ministry

Subscriber onlyNEW YORK -- St. Paul's Chapel, the tour guide explained to the guests in its sun-dappled churchyard, was built in 1766, making it the oldest building in continuous use in Manhattan. George Washington prayed there. When the twin towers of the World Trade Center collapsed across the street in 2001, the chapel suffered not even a broken window. Continue reading...

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Asbury UMC develops fire safety plan

Subscriber onlyToward the end of worship services at Asbury United Methodist Church on Aug. 10, the fire alarm sounded. Instead of a panicked rush to escape, almost 200 worshippers quickly exited via predetermined routes and met up again outside. Continue reading...

West fails to grasp suffering of Eastern church

Subscriber onlyAt first glance, there was a bizarre gap in the proclamation Islamic State of Iraq leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi issued as his forces rolled to victory after victory in their rush to rebuild a caliphate in Iraq, Syria and beyond. Continue reading...

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Nature as a Teacher

World Designed on Principles of Abundance

Subscriber onlyI was an undergraduate at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. This small college is nestled at the foot of Sleeping Giant mountain, and in the nice weather, I would clear my head by going for a walk in the woods. One sunny day, I decided to take the trail to the top of the mountain. There was a tower at the top, and it was surrounded by families watching their children climb with glee, delighting in the height and view. Continue reading...

Somebody Can Change Anybody, Pastor Shares

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S'mae? Rogers Episcopalians Study Welsh Language to Connect With Family History

Subscriber onlyWales boasts more than 600 castles. The country is the (literal) birthplace of England's Tudor dynasty. King Arthur, his knights and magician Merlin romped through the lush landscape. Even the word "Britain" is a Welsh term. Continue reading...