Digest

Stories of interest to Arkansas Baptists ...

Tuesday
Nov292011

Megachurch profile: Young, white and still growing

If megachurches were a denomination, they'd be the second largest Protestant group in the United States, a new study says.

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Monday
Nov282011

Christian groups finding hostility at colleges

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) - Four Christian groups at Vanderbilt University soon could be kicked off campus as school administrators quietly adopt a policy that prohibits student organizations from holding members or leaders to any standard of belief or behavior.

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Monday
Nov282011

Bethlehem's Nativity Church to get overdue repairs

BETHLEHEM - The ancient Church of the Nativity, built over the cave that is traditionally seen as the birthplace of Jesus, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem will finally get the long overdue repairs that have thus far been hindered by a longtime denominational rivalry over the structure’s ownership.

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Wednesday
Nov232011

Religious groups spend nearly $400 million on D.C. advocacy

WASHINGTON — The number of religious advocacy groups in the nation’s capital has more than tripled since the 1970s, with conservative groups seeing the biggest growth, according to a new report.

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Tuesday
Nov222011

Thankful, yes but to whom?  

LeeFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) - "Pass the turkey, please." You can hear the subtle scrape of the fork on the plate to get the last delicious bite of grandmother's dressing with giblet gravy. Can you picture the scene? Aunts, uncles, cousins, siblings, parents and grandparents all gathered around a table crowded with various casseroles, another new sweet potato recipe, cranberry sauce and of course, the majestic bird as the main attraction. 

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