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Billy Graham statue to replace that of white supremacist in U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP/RNS) -- A life-sized statue of the Rev. Billy Graham will be installed in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall collection sometime next year, replacing a statue of a white supremacist …

Heat forces several of San Diego's East County parks to close for August

As temperatures hit highs across the county's eastern portions, officials are taking annual precautions to close several popular hiking areas.

San Diego Zoo's first rhino born via artificial insemination turns 1-year-old

It's already been one year since the San Diego Zoo Safari Park saw the first southern white rhino born through artificial insemination arrive at its park. ...

5 Steps to Reconnecting Your Church Through Groups

COVID-19 has forced churches to re-examine discipleship paths and the role of groups in them. How do we now move forward with groups as a priority?  …
Discipleship

Most pastors are struggling with the regathering process because we are clearly in a time where strategic wisdom is required. First of all, I personally believe the enemy of the church is trying to …

Sunday, June 21, 2020 will mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of Lifeway Baptist Church in Vista.  Plans for special services and events to commemorate Lifeway Church’s historic …
OAKLAND, Calif. (NAMB) — Church planting missionaries expect obstacles when launching new ministries in parts of North America that need gospel-proclaiming churches. For the “class of …
I’ve spoken with a number of pastors this week—and scheduled to talk to more this afternoon. While all my pastor friends are mostly remaining positive online and helping people remember …
Churches are closed. And we don’t know when they’re going to open again. Curves are flattening, but timelines are lengthening. It looks like there isn’t a quick end to the …
Baptist Life

For Catholics from parts of the world where the Church isn’t necessarily socially dominant, part of the charm of living in Italy is the way Catholicism is so utterly woven into the fabric of life …

Against the backdrop of deep tensions between Nicaragua’s bishops and the socialist government of President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, three Catholic churches in …
The Vatican’s doctrinal office issued Thursday a clarification on the sacrament of baptism, stating changes to the formula to emphasize community participation are not permitted. The Congregation …
I challenge you to these six machine puzzles. Guess which door the ball will go through by imagining how the machine will run. I bet no one can get all six correct!
An unidentified man threw a firebomb into a chapel of Managua’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Friday, severely damaging the chapel and a devotional image of Christ more than three …