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Finding yourself

posted: 08/27/2016 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Second Presbyterian Church in Little Rock will host an Enneagram conference this fall featuring best-selling author and therapist Ian Morgan Cron and Enneagram master Suzanne Stabile, authors of The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery, to be released in October by InterVarsity Press.

Displaced Iraqi Christians say return unsafe

posted: 08/27/2016 1:52 a.m. Discuss

As operations to retake the militant-held city of Mosul ramp up, Iraqi Christians displaced from the area by the Islamic State group say that even if the militants are defeated militarily, the country will not be safe for minorities.

On Religion: Warren is eager to talk 'purpose' with Phelps

posted: 08/27/2016 1:51 a.m. Discuss

The Rev. Rick Warren has heard his share of inspiring stories about people who have read The Purpose Driven Life.

Commentary: Media disregarded Olympians' faith

posted: 08/27/2016 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Despite the media's wall-to-wall Olympic coverage, you've likely not heard the best story of all.

NEWS BRIEFS

posted: 08/27/2016 1:50 a.m. Discuss

Author will speak at Trinity Cathedral Episcopal priest and best-selling author the Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor will be the featured speaker during the “Insights: A Series of Lectures and Talks” program Sept. 8 at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Little Rock.

Religion Calendar

posted: 08/27/2016 1:49 a.m. Discuss

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Local notes

posted: 08/27/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

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Faith Matters: Sacred work: Celebrate spiritual aspects of life everyday

posted: 08/27/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Labor Day is coming in a week, and I wanted to take this opportunity to explore the concept of "sacred work." Labor Day was originally created to celebrate the labor movement, as well as to honor the accomplishments and contributions made to our country by workers in the labor unions. More recently, Labor Day -- like so many holidays -- has been commercialized with Labor Day sales, barbeques and beer. Somehow, the notion of work and its contribution to society has been lost.

Army chaplain turns journal entries into book of devotions

posted: 08/27/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

The United States Military is engaged in a great and noble task in Afghanistan and Iraq. Sadly, as of yet, it has not progressed as many had hoped it would. The best intentions have resulted in many deaths and not the progress or restoration of justice that was expected.

Respite for the soul

posted: 08/20/2016 2:03 a.m. Discuss

On the first night of Vacation Bible School, the giggling campers lined up in a row for a relay race. Their task? Rub their faces in a plate of Vaseline, then stick their nose to a cotton ball and carry the cotton ball hands-free to the opposite wall.

Lebanon's Shiites honor saints in tattoos

posted: 08/20/2016 2:02 a.m. Discuss

Hamada Bayloun is not particularly religious, but across his entire upper back spreads a large tattoo of the most revered saint in Shiite Islam, Imam Ali.

German citizenship beckons UK Jews

posted: 08/20/2016 2:01 a.m. Discuss

Until Britain voted to leave the European Union, Philip Levine never thought deeply about his Jewish heritage.

ON RELIGION: Author: Woes grow for those from Appalachia

posted: 08/20/2016 2 a.m. Discuss

This was one call for water-leak help that the next-door neighbors in Middleton, Ohio, could not ignore.

Religion Calendar

posted: 08/20/2016 1:59 a.m. Discuss

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FAITH MATTERS: Is Your Church Lying to You?

posted: 08/20/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

In a recent speech, Donald Trump was distracted by a baby crying somewhere in the crowd. As a pastor who has experienced firsthand what it's like to have your train of thought jump the tracks because you hear a crying infant, I immediately sympathized with him.

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