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The big questions

Author Eric Metaxas discusses his book on Martin Luther in first of ‘City Conversations’

Subscriber onlyAuthor and radio show host Eric Metaxas never had plans to write a book about Martin Luther, he told a sold-out audience of around 500 on Tuesday night at the Robinson Center Performance Hall in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Arkansas House of Prayer marks 10th year serving people of all faiths

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas House of Prayer is known for its secluded location and as a setting of silence, but it will spend part of Sunday in an atmosphere of the camaraderie and noise of several hundred people in honor of the house's founding 10 years ago this month. Continue reading...

Author to open city's 'Conversations'

Subscriber onlyBest-selling author and radio show host Eric Metaxas will be the featured speaker Tuesday night at the inaugural series event "City Center Conversations: Conversations About God, Life, and Faith in the City" at Robinson Center Performance Hall in Little Rock. Continue reading...

The last word

Here are the final 6 on our list of books that make great gifts

Subscriber onlyThe remaining six books on the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's list of gift suggestions span faiths and interests and contain selections for the religious enthusiast or the lay person. Continue reading...

The Good Books

Give the gift of reading with the first 6 religion-theme recommendations

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Democrat-Gazette offers up the first six of its 12 selections suggested for gift-giving in its annual roundup of religion books. Continue reading...

Thanksgiving all year

Church groups feed eligible Arkansans

Subscriber onlyThanksgiving is Thursday, but volunteers at the food pantry of Saint Mark's Episcopal Church in Little Rock have been handing out food associated with the day of gratitude and abundance for three weeks. Continue reading...

Musician to play benefit for family-help groups

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock musician and songwriter Jason Truby has written the title track to the 1999 movie The Matrix Reloaded soundtrack and is a former guitarist for the rock group P.O.D., but there is one thing he never wants to see on the list of things he has done. Continue reading...

Moved by the spirit: Co-founder of black runners’ group encourages church members to get off pew, into shape

Subscriber onlyTony Reed has been a distance runner for more than 40 years. Continue reading...

Bridging the gap

Catholics and Protestants mark Reformation’s anniversary with discussions over differences, similarities

Subscriber onlyLutherans and Catholics will jointly commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at 6 p.m. Monday at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Many minds, one God

Marking 200th anniversary of founder’s birth, Bahai faith celebrates equality, diversity of religions

Subscriber onlyThis weekend, members of the Baha'i faith in Arkansas will join in a worldwide celebration commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of the religion's founder, Baha'u'llah. Continue reading...

Declaring His name in song

Young Mormon missionaries from far, wide to spread Gospel in Arkansas mission’s “Come Unto Christ” musical concert series

Subscriber onlyThe missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Arkansas Little Rock Mission will present the concert series "Come Unto Christ: A Missionary Musical Tribute" throughout the state beginning Sunday in Conway. Continue reading...

North Little Rock Mormons inch into social media after church approves Facebook

Subscriber onlyThe North Little Rock mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is one of about a dozen worldwide now allowed to use Facebook, the latest step in testing the introduction of social media to the mission field. Continue reading...

Faith vs. facts

Little Rock church offers course on striking a balance between science and religion

Subscriber onlyFrom the astronomer Galileo Galilei's heresy trial under the Roman Inquisition to the controversy that surrounded Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, science and religion are portrayed as crossing swords as often as paths throughout history, but Little Rock's Trinity Episcopal Cathedral offers an integrated understanding of both in its course "Christian Faith and Modern Science." Continue reading...

The Sooner Saint

Beatification set for Oklahoma priest Stanley Rother, martyred in Guatemala in 1981

Subscriber onlyThe road to sainthood can last many years, but an Oklahoma priest and the first American-born male martyr will take the final step required before canonization today when the rite of beatification is performed in his honor before an audience of thousands. Continue reading...

Heart and soles

Ozark Water Project collects used shoes by the pound to fund water systems for villages in Haiti, other countries

Subscriber onlyKarla Allen, executive director of Ozark Water Projects, will make presentations in schools throughout Arkansas this fall to tell students how shoes can be turned into clean water. Continue reading...