Ronnie Floyd discusses whirlwind year as president of Southern Baptist Convention, and reflects on the church’s challenges ahead
The Rev. Ronnie Floyd has logged a lot of mileage since his election as president of the 15.7- million-member Southern Baptist Convention last June. Continue reading...
Numerous houses of worship in state hold honor of national distinction
Declaring May as Arkansas Heritage Month, the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program and its parent agency, the Department of Arkansas Heritage, are urging Arkansans to "take time to reflect on the importance of their local historic sites," especially those on the National Register of Historic Places. The list includes dozens of houses of worship, in addition to other buildings and sites important to the state's heritage. Continue reading...
The results of the U.S. Religious Landscape Survey show that the religious makeup of Arkansas differs slightly from that of the country at large, most notably in the percentage of Christians. Nationwide, Christians make up 70.6 percent of the population but in Arkansas 79 percent identify themselves as Christians. Continue reading...