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Dixie Jackson Offering impacts Arkansas, reaches the world Sep 6, 2017

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Dixie Jackson Offering impacts Arkansas, reaches the world

WHEN Lydia* came to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2011 to study physics,...

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2018 budget OK’d by ABSC Finance Comm. Jun 6, 2017

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2018 budget OK’d by ABSC Finance Comm.

The 2018 Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC) unified Cooperative Program (CP) budget of $21 million was...

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Intentional interim ministry (IIM) helps churches refocus ministry Jun 1, 2017

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Intentional interim ministry (IIM) helps churches refocus ministry

CALLING the right pastor is easier said than done. For many churches, the Arkansas Baptist State...

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ABCHomes offers multifaceted ministry reach across Arkansas Jun 1, 2017

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ABCHomes offers multifaceted ministry reach across Arkansas

FOR 123 YEARS Arkansas Baptist Children’s Homes and Family Ministries (ABCHomes) has had a Christian presence...

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Celebrate God's work across Arkansas during May May 10, 2017

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Celebrate God's work across Arkansas during May

Arkansas Baptists are encouraged to pray on May 14 or another time during the month of...

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Ark. associations to host Five Principles of Unity training events May 8-11 May 6, 2017

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Ark. associations to host Five Principles of Unity training events May 8-11

CONFLICT in the church is like a crack in a building’s foundation. What starts small can...

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Gore leaving Arkansas for Dallas Baptist post Apr 11, 2017

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Gore leaving Arkansas for Dallas Baptist post

Ken Gore, professor of religion and chair of the Christian ministries department at Williams Baptist College...

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Arkansas DR to assist in emergency hay transport Mar 16, 2017

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Arkansas DR to assist in emergency hay transport

Arkansas Baptist disaster relief (DR) is playing a key role in assisting cattle ranchers following devastating...

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‘Every Church Can’ focuses on lostness in Arkansas, North America Mar 13, 2017

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‘Every Church Can’ focuses on lostness in Arkansas, North America

The church planting team of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC) has designated March 13-19 as...

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2017 evangelism conference Jan. 30-31 in Little Rock Jan 28, 2017

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2017 evangelism conference Jan. 30-31 in Little Rock

The Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC) 2017 Conference on Evangelism and Church Health, scheduled for Jan....

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Former ABSC staffer Bob Holley dies at age 83 Dec 1, 2016

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Former ABSC staffer Bob Holley dies at age 83

Robert Earl Holley, 83, of Arkadelphia, formerly of Little Rock, died on Nov. 30.

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Luetschwager to head new Williams Baptist criminal justice program Nov 9, 2016

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Luetschwager to head new Williams Baptist criminal justice program

Williams Baptist College (WBC) has named Brian Luetschwager to be the first director of its newly...

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​‘Engage’ draws Baptists to Little Rock; messengers agree to send more Cooperative Program dollars out of state Nov 3, 2016

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​‘Engage’ draws Baptists to Little Rock; messengers agree to send more Cooperative Program dollars out of state

Focusing on Engage as its theme, that’s exactly what messengers and guests did who attended the...

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Full text of resolutions approved by ABSC messengers Oct. 26 Oct 27, 2016

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Full text of resolutions approved by ABSC messengers Oct. 26

This is the full text of resolutions approved by messengers attending the 163rd annual meeting of...

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Ministers’ wives gather, fellowship Oct 25, 2016

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Ministers’ wives gather, fellowship

About 85 women gathered for the Ministers’ Wives Conference and luncheon at Immanuel Baptist Church, Little...

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