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RELIGIOUS LIFE IN REVIEW

Each year, the Religion News Association asks its members to vote on the top stories of the year. They are stories of consequence, like this year’s top story, the Pennsylvania grand jury report that accused 301 Catholic priests of sexually abusing at least 1,000 minors. The top religion stories in Abilene ususally don’t carry that kind of weight, but they

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SINGERS BRING PEACE TO HOSPICE

For 20 years, a group of faithful folks has showed up every Thursday at Hendrick Hospice Care to sing to patients and their families. Click the link below to read Loretta Fulton’s story in the Spiritual Life section of the Dec. 29th issue of the Reporter-News. https://www.reporternews.com/story/life/faith/2018/12/28/singers-share-music-and-love-each-week-abilene-hospice/2415040002/

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STUDENTS SHARE EXPERIENCES FROM A WORLD OF RELIGIONS

A panel of McMurry University students and faculty presented the November program for the Abilene Interfaith Council. The 10 students, university chaplain, and two professors talked about their experiences at the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions, held Nov. 1-7 in Toronto. (Photo by Loretta Fulton) By LORETTA FULTON It was like drinking from a firehose, it was a glimpse

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A NEW LOOK AT THE GOSPELS

By LORETTA FULTON What do “Little Red Riding Hood,” the story of George Washington and the cherry tree, and the four gospels all have in common? A lot more than is apparent. Dr. Christopher Hutson, associate dean of the College of Biblical Studies at Abilene Christian University, put all three–and more–together over two weekly presentations to prove a point. Various

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‘LEADERS NEED A HEART TO CARE’

  By LORETTA FULTON The usual high-energy opening from the founder of the Global Leadership Summit was missing this year, replaced by a statement of confession and contrition from the president of the association that sponsors the summit. In April, the founder of the summit and lead pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, Bill Hybels, resigned

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