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'Every soul counts': Director of Arkansas rehabilitation program to be honored for commitment to current, former inmates

Subscriber onlyScott McLean stood at a microphone in a wooded area of Burns Park in North Little Rock last Saturday, kidding a group of former inmates and their relatives. Continue reading...

N.J. pastor to discuss belonging, diversity

Subscriber onlyAs a child in Puerto Rico, the Rev. Eric Barreto attended school on an American military base alongside the children of soldiers who had been stationed outside of San Juan. Continue reading...

Little Rock bishop lays out reasons for listing priest offenders

Subscriber onlyAt Our Lady of Good Counsel Church on Sunday, parishioners listened to a recorded homily of Bishop Anthony Taylor speaking about his decision last week to release the names of 12 Catholic priests against whom "credible allegations" of sexual abuse had been made over the past 70 years. Continue reading...

Book of Mormon subject of LR devotional

Subscriber onlyTad Callister, general president of the Sunday School for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, remembers the first time he read the Book of Mormon cover to cover. Continue reading...

Broadcasting the Bible: Life.Church broadcasts high-tech worship in Rogers

Subscriber onlyLife Church, an Oklahoma City-based evangelical church founded by Craig Groeschel in 1996, has grown from its beginnings in a two-car garage to a multisite church spread among 10 states. Life Church Rogers, as the newest church is called, will be the 30th location. The church uses a dot in its name (Life.Church) on its signs and website. Continue reading...

We gather 'together as one'; ‘Love Thy Neighbor’ interfaith event for belonging, oneness

Subscriber onlyCommunity members of differing faiths, cultures and traditions will gather at 6 p.m. Thursday for the annual interfaith event "Love Thy Neighbor" at Saint Mark's Episcopal Church in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Methodist newspaper in Arkansas goes digital; print edition ceased in July

Subscriber onlyIt has been 30 years since Holly Grove native Jane Dennis took over as editor of Arkansas United Methodist, but her memory of discovering a computer tucked away in a closet at the denomination's office in Little Rock is still vivid. Continue reading...

'A loss for all of us': When Little Rock church burned, generations of memories went up in smoke

Subscriber onlyThe Rev. David Dyer of Westminster Presbyterian Church handed out brand-new hymnals to his congregation July 15. Continue reading...

Humanae Vitae turns 50: Pope Paul VI’s encyclical in 1968 followed the approval of the first birth control pill

Subscriber onlyHumanae Vitae -- the encyclical issued by Pope Paul VI that reaffirmed teachings of the Catholic Church concerning marriage and family, the sanctity of life, sex within marriage and responsible parenthood -- reaches its 50-year mark Wednesday. Continue reading...

Living Fit: Healthy should include body and soul

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas' Cross Church pastor Ronnie Floyd has met and ministered to many people whose daily lives were out of balance in one or more aspects, but that can be addressed from a spiritual perspective. Continue reading...

'It's a moral crisis': Families Belong Together rally in Little Rock takes stand on treatment of children at border

Subscriber onlyArea faith leaders who have strongly opposed the separation of migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border will be among those pushing for additional change today at the Families Belong Together rally in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Southern Baptists hear Pence tout Trump feats

Subscriber onlyVice President Mike Pence touted the achievements of President Donald Trump's administration and expressed solidarity with Southern Baptists on Wednesday in his address to the nearly 11,000 delegates gathered for the last day of the denomination's annual meeting. Continue reading...

Baptist group denounces sex abuse, misconduct

Subscriber onlySouthern Baptist Convention delegates adopted resolutions Tuesday that included condemning sexual abuse and misbehavior by members of the denomination. Continue reading...

Mom of church-shooting victim tells how faith helped her heal

Subscriber onlyOnly her faith has allowed Sherri Pomeroy to begin to heal and rebuild her life after her daughter died Nov. 5 in a mass shooting at a Texas church where her husband serves as pastor. Continue reading...

Focused on mission, Southern Baptists say

Event not seen as place to solve issues

Subscriber onlySouthern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines called last month for Southern Baptists to pray for unity in the 21 days leading up to their annual gathering. Continue reading...

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