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Christie Storm

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Recent Stories by Christie Storm

Bless this food ...

posted: 07/18/2015 4:36 a.m. Discuss

Ah, the potluck -- that beloved tradition of church fellowship. Just the thought conjures up images of tables filled with prized family dishes like chicken spaghetti, broccoli and cheese casserole and scrumptious cakes and pies of all types.

Working toward 'loving disagreement'?

posted: 07/11/2015 3:02 a.m. Discuss

Although same-sex marriage is now legal in the United States, the issue is far from settled within some of the nation's denominations. Some are standing firm in their opposition to gay marriage, while one voted after the court's decision to officially sanction such unions.

State gets first Jewish studies program

posted: 07/11/2015 2:59 a.m. Discuss

Beginning next month, students at the University of Arkansas will be able to pursue a minor in Jewish studies. The new interdisciplinary program is part of the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.

Berryville products get War Room tie-in

posted: 07/04/2015 2:02 a.m. Comment 1

Christian apparel company Kerusso has landed another movie deal.

Nonprofit to include foster care

posted: 07/04/2015 2:02 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Baptist Children's Homes and Family Ministries has been ministering to children in Arkansas since 1894, and now the nonprofit organization is adding a foster care ministry.

After ruling, religious resistance still firm

updated: 06/27/2015 3:13 a.m. Comment 1

The three largest religious bodies in Arkansas say Friday's Supreme Court ruling hasn't altered their opposition to same-sex marriage.

Southern Baptists face challenges of a new era

updated: 06/14/2015 4:44 a.m. Comments 7

Southern Baptists will discuss the pending Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage and join together in prayer and worship during their annual meeting Tuesday and Wednesday in Columbus, Ohio.

Keeping the faith

posted: 06/13/2015 1:57 a.m. Comment 1

The Rev. Ronnie Floyd has logged a lot of mileage since his election as president of the 15.7- million-member Southern Baptist Convention last June.

Methodist conference to kick off

posted: 06/13/2015 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Clergy and lay members from hundreds of United Methodist churches in Arkansas will gather at the Bank of the Ozarks Convention Center in Hot Springs beginning Sunday for their four-day annual conference.

Respect for the holy

posted: 06/06/2015 2:49 a.m. Comment 1

Traditions vary among Christian denominations and among some of the world's other major faith groups when it comes to the treatment of holy texts and sacred spaces.



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