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2007-06-12 12:00:15

By Nick G. Maheras, High Point Enterprise, N.C. Jun. 12--HIGH POINT -- The city's biggest church, as well as its largest Baptist assembly, has called a new senior pastor. The Rev. Dr. Darryl L.

2007-02-15 09:00:30

ATLANTA, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Full Gospel

2006-08-21 17:03:14

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. Baptist preacher has publicly defended himself for firing a female Sunday School teacher after more than 50 years on the job because he believes the Bible bans women from teaching men.

2006-08-07 07:10:00

By Rebecca Harrison BLACKBIRD LEYS (Reuters) - Western missionaries took Christianity to Africa in the 1800s. Now Kenyan minister Patrick Mukholi is bringing it back. When the Anglican priest decided to become a missionary he imagined preaching to remote African tribes.

2006-03-08 14:23:26

By Peggy Gargis TUSCALOOSA, Alabama (Reuters) - Authorities have arrested three college students in connection with a spate of fires that damaged or destroyed 10 Baptist churches in Alabama, investigators said on Wednesday.

2006-03-08 11:14:35

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - Two men were arrested in connection with a spate of fires that damaged or destroyed at least 10 Alabama churches and a third suspect was being sought, investigators said on Wednesday.

2006-02-11 23:46:21

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - Flames engulfed another Baptist church in rural Alabama on Saturday, raising to 10 the number damaged or destroyed in what the FBI is calling possible hate crimes in just over a week.

2006-02-08 17:10:00

By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - Scientists and fuel-sniffing dogs searched on Wednesday through the charred remains of Baptist churches torched in a spate of rural Alabama fires that the FBI said may be investigated as hate crimes.

2006-02-07 13:43:11

By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - Three Baptist churches were destroyed by fires in rural Alabama and a fourth was damaged in suspected arson attacks, officials said on Tuesday, less than a week after five churches were torched in the state.

2005-07-14 08:02:11

By Alonso Soto HARVARD, Ill. (Reuters) - Roy Peraza, a Cuban-born pastor in one of America's fastest-growing Protestant denominations, trolls this sleepy town's supermarkets and restaurants in search of new Latino converts.

Word of the Day
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.