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Faith Forum: Can faith help fight the winter blues?
January 19, 2013
Jay B. Henderson and Pam Morrison answer.
Rain or shine, pastor’s daily devotion to running carries prayers though Lawrence
January 13, 2013
Imagine running around the block. To many of us, it sounds tough, sweaty and generally unappealing. It’s hard for a lot of people, but not for the Rev. Nate Rovenstine, pastor at Lawrence Wesleyan Church. He ran around every block and on every street in Lawrence, all the while praying for the community he was running by. By Rebekka Schlichting
Faith Forum: Do you make spiritual New Year’s resolutions?
January 12, 2013
Shaun LePage and Rod Hinkle answer.
First Christian Church, site of LINK, undergoes long overdue renovations
January 7, 2013
When Maxine Graves, one of the oldest active members of First Christian Church, walked into her church recently, she got tears in her eyes. The 88-year-old woman was stunned. She never thought it would look as beautiful as it does now. “I think it’s great progress,” said Graves, who has attended First Christian since 1950. “It’s time we did something. The whole sanctuary needs to be done every so often because things get so worn.” By Rebekka Schlichting
Faith Forum: It’s the end of another year; what’s your advice to people who have regrets?
December 28, 2012
Dana Ortiz and The Rev. Paul Gray answer
Longtime link: Church’s meal organization, meatloaves span decades
December 24, 2012
In a way, a hot lunch at the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen is like the biblical story of the loaves and the fishes. But it’s not a miracle that makes all that food appear, it’s an army of dedicated church members like the ones at West Side Presbyterian, aka “the meatloaf people.” By Sara Shepherd.
Faith Forum: To you, what’s the miracle of Christmas?
December 22, 2012
The Rev. Darrell Brazell and the Rev. Robert Leiste answer.
Faith Forum: Does Santa Claus talk to God about who has been naughty or nice?
December 15, 2012
The Rev. Peter A. Luckey and the Rev. Matt Sturtevant answer.
Brownback speaks at religious event
December 10, 2012
Gov. Sam Brownback spoke at a weekend religious event in Topeka, drawing criticism from a group that promotes the separation of church and state.
Menorah lighting centers on community
Local artwork featured in Hanukkah ceremony
December 10, 2012
Members of the Jewish community gathered outside the Lawrence Arts Center on Sunday to celebrate the second day of Hanukkah with a menorah lighting, organized by the Chabad Center for Jewish Life.
Faith Forum: Do Jewish people give gifts for Hanukkah like Christians and secular people do for Christmas?
December 8, 2012
Rabbis Neal Schuster and Moti Rieber answer.
Menorah lighting to have artistic twist
December 2, 2012
This year’s communitywide menorah lighting and Hanukkah celebration will have an artistic flair.
Faith Forum: What’s the right reaction when someone makes fun of your religious beliefs?
December 1, 2012
Jeff Barclay and the Rev. John McFarland answer.
Faith Forum: I’m supposed to give the blessing at Thanksgiving dinner; what do I say?
November 17, 2012
The Rev. Paul Taylor and the Rev. Nate Rovenstine answer.
Faith Forum: Does the Bible say anything about serving one’s country, as in the military?
November 10, 2012
Robert Minor and Shannah M. McAleer answer.