Entries from News Archive 2008 tagged with 'religion'

Oklahoma Baptists elect first Indian president

The Rev. Emerson Falls was elected as president of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. Falls, who is Sac and Fox and Choctaw, is the first Indian leader of the group, which represents more than 600 Southern Baptist churches...

Opinion: Non-Native religion hurts Tlingit culture

"If only Alaskan Native Tlingits in Southeast Alaska spent only half the time learning Tlingit culture, our traditions and our history, instead of wasting our time learning about Non-Native Gods and churches. We would know what Clan, Tribe and house...

Nine churches on Pine Ridge Reservation closing

Nine churches on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota are closing due to dwindling attendance. The Episcopal Church of South Dakota will also change the status of two churches to reflect lack of attendance. Five churches will still...

Indian inmate files suit over use of eagle feathers

An Indian inmate in Wyoming says prison officials won't let him use eagle feathers for ceremonies. Andrew John Yellowbear, a member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe, is serving a life sentence for the beating death of his 22-month-old daughter. He...

Lumbee man to lead Southern Baptist Convention

Johnny Hunt, a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, has been elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention. Hunt, who is a pastor in Georgia, hopes to unite church members and attract more young people. The SBC...

Feed Subscription

If you use an RSS reader, you can subscribe to a feed of all future entries tagged 'religion'. [What is this?]

Subscribe to feed Subscribe to feed

Other Tags

Other tags used on this blog: