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    Compassion Journey provides poverty perspective

    April 22, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    EL DORADO – To understand what life is like in another country, most people have to travel there. However, Compassion International has changed that with Compassion Journey.

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    609 volunteers serve on Tiger Serve Day

    April 18, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    ARKADELPHIA – A total of 609 students, faculty and staff gathered to serve the community of Arkadelphia April 6 as part of Ouachita Baptist University’s semi-annual service blitz, Tiger Serve Day. The community-wide event consisted of 110 projects...

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    ABCHomes to host first car show in Monticello

    April 15, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    MONTICELLO – Celebrating its 125th anniversary, Arkansas Baptist Children’s Homes and Family Ministries will host the first Ride and Shine Car Show on May 18 to help raise funds to meet the needs of children and families in crisis.

    The car show...

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    A petting zoo at the 2018 Easter Eggstravaganza at Calvary Baptist Church, Little Rock, brings many smiles.

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    ‘Eggciting’ events communicate meaning of Easter

    April 11, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    THIS YEAR SOME Arkansans may find more than chocolate bunnies at Easter; some may discover new life in Jesus Christ.

    First Baptist Church, Pine Bluff, is hosting its seventh annual Easter Eggstravaganza at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 13. The event is...

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    More than 500 people gathered for the second annual Cabot Wild Game Expo at Cabot High School Saturday, March 2.

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    Cabot hunting expo ‘effective means’ to reach lost

    March 28, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    CABOT – More than 500 people gathered for the second annual Cabot Wild Game Expo at Cabot High School Saturday, March 2, and eight people made decisions for Christ.

    “The expo shows the love of Jesus to hunters and those that like the outdoors,”...

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    Master’Singers scholarship applications due June 11

    March 28, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Master’Singers Memorial Scholarship, established in memory of deceased members, is accepting applications for the upcoming school year. The scholarship is awarded annually and designed to support a college or seminary...

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    Marian Jordan Ellis talks to women about living a more radiant life for Jesus at the 2019 Inspire conference held at First Baptist Church in Russellville.

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    Inspire conference leaves women ‘refreshed’

    March 28, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    RUSSELLVILLE – “Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame” (Psa. 34:5, NIV).

    This was the focal verse of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention’s (ABSC) sixth annual Inspire women’s event March 9 at First Baptist...

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    Across Arkansas – March 28, 2019

    March 28, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    Editor’s Note: The Arkansas Baptist News would love to share your church news with the state. Send your information to sarah@arkansasbaptist.org or call 1-800-838-2272, ext. 5153. Please submit information three weeks prior to the event.

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    Dean to speak at women’s retreat April 12-13

    March 28, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    EL DORADO – Jennifer Kennedy Dean, author and executive director of The Praying Life Foundation, will be the keynote speaker at a women’s retreat at First Baptist Church, El Dorado, Friday and Saturday, April 12-13.

    The retreat, open to all women...

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    Arkansas Senate bill would give local governments option to legalize public consumption of alcohol through designated ‘entertainment districts’

    March 26, 2019

    Across Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Senate has passed a bill allowing municipalities across the state to create entertainment districts where prohibitions against public consumption of alcohol do not apply.

    Senate Bill 492 (SB492), which is currently before...

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