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ABN edition for January 15, 2014

Top 10 stories of 2014

2014 WAS A YEAR of political and social shifts, battles over religious liberty, victory on the gridiron, destruction by natural disaster and advancement of the gospel across Arkansas and around the world.

The Arkansas Baptist News (ABN) staff has compiled the top 10 stories of 2014 based on overall news value and significance to Arkansas Baptists. Following are excerpts of the original stories that ran in the ABN in 2014.

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LGBT fight not over in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE – The fight over a controversial gender ordinance in Fayetteville rejected by voters in a recent special election may not be over, say religious leaders.

The ordinance, overturned Dec. 9, posed a threat to religious liberty, said Larry Page, executive director of the Arkansas Faith and Ethics Council, which is affiliated with the Arkansas Baptist State Convention. It appears Fayetteville city leaders are poised to bring the issue back up in the future.

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Sanctity of Life: Dumas family blessed through adoption

DUMAS – Haylee Kirtley is a talkative, sweet 6-year-old with a heart the size of Texas. She is good at school, enjoys playing soccer and, like so many girls her age, loves Elsa from the movie “Frozen.”

And to her parents, she is a gift from God – a gift for whom they waited a long time.

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Here's what you missed in the 1/15 edition of the Arkansas Baptist News if you aren't a subscriber: 

- LGBT fight not over in Fayetteville
- Top 10 stories of 2014
- Sanctity of Life: Dumas family blessed through adoption
- ABN Digest
- WMU leader Carolyn Weatherford Crumpler dies at 84
- Southern Baptist prayer advocate T.W. Hunt dies at age 85
- First Baptist Church, Almyra, gives 30% through CP
- Glorieta ordered to cease pumping water; new judge in case
- Editorial & Opinion
- Editorial cartoon by Gary Thomas (Exclusive to the ABN)
- State convention announces staff changes
- ABSC hires three new BCM campus ministers
- Lennon named ABSC women's specialist
- 2015 evangelism conference set for Jan. 26-27 in Sherwood
- Maternity home transitions into family care facility
- New Arkansas Christian Parent debuts
- Classifieds
- Across Arkansas
- Faith & Culture
- How the Affordable Care Act impacts your church
- Bible Commentary
- Bonus Content: Ethicist's book 'undeveloped', 'unconvincing'
- Bonus Content: Atlanta fire chief's firing labeled 'intolerance'

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