posted: 07/19/2014 2:22 a.m.
SPRINGDALE -- Children came running as the brightly colored van from Cross Church entered the Eastwood Apartments parking lot. Even though rain clouds still darkened the sky to the south, the storms had cleared and the children were expecting the church team to show up as they do every Thursday evening.
posted: 07/05/2014 2:03 a.m.
The good times were remembered Sunday at Tyler Street Baptist Church, located in the shady Oak Forest neighborhood in Little Rock. There was laughter, hugging and joyful reunions with old friends. And there were tears as the congregation worshipped together for the last time.
posted: 06/28/2014 2:04 a.m.
All it took was fabric and thread, a bit of handiwork -- and a lot of talk and laughter -- for a group of friends to make more than 200 dresses to send to needy girls in Cambodia.
posted: 06/21/2014 2:52 a.m.
In his book Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, Donald Whitney writes: "Many of us need to realize the 'addiction' we have to noise."
posted: 06/21/2014 2:45 a.m.
Ferncliff Camp, west of Little Rock in Ferndale, is offering an overnight camp for children from the tornado-hit areas of western Pulaski County, Mayflower and Vilonia.
posted: 06/14/2014 3:05 a.m.
Robin Stepps was installed in March as pastor of Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Tucker -- an unusual role for a woman in a traditional Baptist church.
posted: 05/31/2014 3:37 a.m.
Bill McDonough's life story reads like a can't-put-it-down novel. It's full of travel to exotic places, delicate negotiations with foreign governments and a dash of danger. But most of all, it's a story of service to those most in need and of sharing the Gospel through actions and words.
posted: 05/24/2014 2:18 a.m.
In the Orthodox Christian tradition icons are known as "windows to heaven," with the art meant to draw the mind toward the divine. Artist Ludmila Pawlowska, inspired by the sacred art of her home country of Russia, has bent the rules of traditional icons in her exhibit, "Icons in Transformation."
posted: 05/10/2014 5:41 a.m.
When the Rev. Steven Earp, pastor of Elevate Church in Moore, Okla., heard about last month's tornadoes in Arkansas his heart sank. He had seen the devastation a tornado can bring when last year's EF5 tornado tore through Moore, leaving 24 dead and more than 350 injured.
posted: 05/03/2014 1:59 a.m.
When Deb Cooper, a member of St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Little Rock, wanted to learn more about other religions, she decided a book study at her church would be a good idea. But she thought that talking about other religions with a bunch of Christians wasn’t really the right approach.
posted: 04/19/2014 2:50 a.m.
For many churches, Easter Sunday requires an intricate balance between logistics and liturgy. Directing traffic in the parking lot, welcoming newcomers and adding extra services to make sure everyone has a seat, all while keeping the focus on the Gospel can be a daunting task.
posted: 04/19/2014 2:49 a.m.
Nineteen years ago today Kathy Sanders’ young grandsons died in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City.
posted: 04/12/2014 2:59 a.m.
Since the earliest days of the church Christians have been walking the Stations of the Cross, following in the steps of Jesus on his path to crucifixion.
posted: 04/12/2014 2:57 a.m.
Last year when new custodians began working at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Little Rock they spotted a troubling sign others had missed — termites.
posted: 04/12/2014 2:55 a.m.
Faith and activist groups in Pulaski County will join in a Pilgrimage for Peace to mourn victims of violence and pray for peace on Good Friday.