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Radical Evangelism: Man Returns to D.C. Inner-City to Save Souls After “Swearing” He’d Never Go Back

December 26, 2008

carlos-williams.jpgCarlos Williams swore he’d never return his children to Washington, the city where drug deals, fights and drunks outside his father’s apartment used to keep him and his brothers awake at night. 

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Going to Church on Christmas: A Vanishing Tradition

December 25, 2008

christmas-church.jpgMillions of Americans go to church on Christmas Eve. They crowd shoulder-to-shoulder in pews to sing “Silent Night” and light candles and listen to soloists belt out “O Holy Night.”

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Dallas Couple Donates Rare 1611 King James Version of Bible to Hardin-Simmons University

December 25, 2008

kjv-1611.jpgOnly about 50 known copies of the first-edition 1611 King James Version of the Bible exist, and Hardin-Simmons University now has one, thanks to a Dallas couple. Dr. Charles Tandy and his wife, Roena, also donated a collection of other Bibles, leaves, fragments and volumes of secondary literature, some dating to 1521.

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Rick Warren to Speak at MLK Memorial Day Before Inauguration

December 23, 2008

rick-warren.31.jpgJust one day before giving the invocation at President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration, a local pastor will be the keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Commemorative Service, officials at Saddleback Church said.

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In Hard Times, Many Churches Turn to Chapter 11 in Book of Bankruptcy

December 23, 2008

The auctioneer told the small crowd huddled outside the Talbot County Courthouse that the property would be sold “as is” — rectory, bell tower, oak pews and rose-tinted stained glass windows included.

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Advisor to Martin Luther King Dies: Incest Charge Marred Legacy of Rev. James Bevel

December 23, 2008

james-bevel-565.jpgThe Rev. James L. Bevel, a prominent figure in the civil rights movement whose legacy was clouded by an incest conviction has died, a relative said. He was 72.

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Condoleezza Rice to Relocate Near Stanford University; To Write Two Books

December 23, 2008

condi-rice-566.jpgWith weeks to go before her job as secretary of state comes to an end, Condoleezza Rice said Monday she is looking for a new home near Stanford University in northern California, reports the AFP. 

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