Telling the story of Arkansas Baptists Since 1901

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    The historical Jesus: Part 3

    April 25, 2019

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    We have been discussing the historical reliability of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. So far, two points of historical acceptance have been noted. First, Jesus Christ existed. This is accepted by an overwhelming majority of ancient Near Eastern scholars. And, second, it is also generally accepted that Jesus was crucified.

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    Feeling old? It’s for good reason

    April 25, 2019

    Perspectives

    There is no doubt our country is experiencing massive social, political and religious shifts.

    I don’t know about you, but I am numbed by the nearly daily pronouncements of changes in mores that once seemed steady and unchangeable. Mores, as we...

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    Feeling old? It’s for good reason

    April 25, 2019

    Perspectives

    There is no doubt our country is experiencing massive social, political and religious shifts.

    I don’t know about you, but I am numbed by the nearly daily pronouncements of changes in mores that once seemed steady and unchangeable. Mores, as we know,...

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    Springtime renewal and the hope of Easter

    April 11, 2019

    Perspectives

    Springtime means a lot of different things to different people.

    In the western United States, crowds of sightseers have been converging on towns for weeks now to view the explosion of desert wildflowers brought about by uncharacteristic winter rain...

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    I’m reading through the Bible this year, but I’m stuck in the Book of Numbers. How can I get through it?

    April 11, 2019

    Perspectives

    The Book of Numbers is among the least favorite books in the Old Testament for two main reasons: 1) the book’s lackluster title and 2) the large census found within it. However, a careful reading of the entire book uncovers an exciting story.

    The...

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    A faith of their own

    April 11, 2019

    Perspectives

    One of the most endearing things about campus ministry is that college-age individuals are just beginning to figure out who they are and what they want to be; therefore, they are ready to be challenged to change. No matter their religious...

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    Get ‘Connected’ with ABCHomes

    April 11, 2019

    Perspectives

    Recently, I had a conversation with a pastor in the northeast Arkansas Delta who expressed to me, “People don’t accidentally end up at our church; we are in the middle of nowhere.” This pastor’s desire to help the local Body of Christ reach the lost...

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    Movie Review: An ‘Unplanned’ review

    April 10, 2019

    Perspectives

    By Michael Battenfield

    With some anticipation, I went to see “Unplanned,” the real-life story of Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood clinic director. Going in, I entered a skeptic, as I generally do when a film is billed as a “Christian”,...

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