Seventh-day Adventist Church observes anniversary
Seventh-day Adventists will commemorate the church’s 150th anniversary today, not with a festive party, but with prayer and reflection. After all, it’s a bittersweet occasion, not necessarily a time for celebration.
For author Shauna Niequist, the sacred isn’t confined to church. It can be found everywhere, including at the dinner table.
World Labyrinth Day leads to prayer, meditation
Churches in Arkansas are participating in World Labyrinth Day today and inviting the public to learn about the spiritual practice.
Little Rock church with aging congregation finds New Beginnings
In many ways the story of First Christian Church in Little Rock mirrors that of mainline Protestant churches across the country.
Growing up in an evangelical church, Rachel Held Evans heard much about living up to the standards of “biblical womanhood.” The teachings often led to discussions about a woman’s appropriate role in life.
During the height of last year’s election battle, longtime social activist Jim Wallis walked away from the political maelstrom and went on sabbatical.
Researchers, theologians, individuals at symposium to discuss claims of near-death experiences
It seems readers can’t get enough when it comes to tales of near-death experiences. Books on the topic have topped best-seller lists, with pastors, everyday people, children and even a neurosurgeon claiming to have glimpsed the afterlife.
In years past, worshippers gathering for the Easter sunrise service at Riverfront Park have bundled up in frigid, sometimes rainy, conditions. Organizers of this year’s Community Easter Sunrise Service are praying for a bright, clear dawn for the 25th annual gathering.
For Orthodox Christians, it arrives May 5
As Christians around the world anticipate the arrival of Easter a week from Sunday, Orthodox Christians have just begun the Lenten season. Their celebration of Easter will take place five weeks later — on May 5.
St. Patrick’s Day has become synonymous with shamrocks and green beer for many, but the day has a spiritual significance at St. Edward Catholic Church in Little Rock.