Faith & Religion
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Anglican meeting on sexuality, Scripture could set denomination's future

by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 1/12/16, 03:40 pm

At the invitation of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the Anglican Communion gathered Monday at Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury for a week-long discussion of issues threatening to rip the denomination apart. Although a variety of topics are slated for discussion, it is the seemingly irreconcilable fissure over human sexuality, marriage and—ultimately—scriptural fidelity, that is drawing speculation about a denominational split.

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Away from the big city

Religion | Small-town churches face some unique challenges
by James Bruce
Posted 1/08/16, 01:00 am

The sign at the edge of town says 106 people live there. O’Brien, Texas—130 miles east of Lubbock, 73 miles north of Abilene, and 204 miles west of Dallas—has fewer residents than a megachurch Sunday school class. Small-town pastors get far less recognition, too—but that doesn’t mean their work is any less significant, or challenging.

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Lawsuit brings new accusations against Bill Gothard

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/07/16, 02:04 pm

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