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Thursday, August 26, 2021

live-streamed all 748 songs in the Methodist hymnal

Ongoing conflict in Ethiopia threatens the country’s famous rock-hewn churches.

Pastors used to be able to oppose marijuana because it was illegal. With laws changing around medical and recreational use, Christians are developing more nuanced approaches to cannabis.

Once again, we’re re-reading Martin Luther’s reflections on Christian faithfulness during a deadly plague.

A new CT special issue on prayer is out now. It features a collection of articles by women challenging us to “experience prayer as the life-giving invitation it truly is rather than as a guilt-ridden ‘should’ on our spiritual to-do list.”

In other news

The Baptist church that was the site of the worst mass shooting in the state of Texas will be torn down.

A minister in the UK live-streamed himself singing through all 748 songs in the Methodist hymnal to raise funds for COVID-19 relief in India.

Think you’ve been to a lot of post-pandemic weddings? A Bible church in San Antonio decided to do 50 weddings at once. (Close readers of CT Daily will note this is not the first story we’ve shared about mass weddings.)

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