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Don Follis: There is no rest on the journey until we find our rest in God

In Christianity Today's March "Leadership Journal," Pastor Dave Ferguson from Community Christian Church in Naperville describes watching people move toward faith through five observable "patterns of awakening."

Religion calendar, March 13, 2015

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Religion calendar, March 6, 2015

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Don Follis: We mortals do well to keep confessing sins during Lent

On Ash Wednesday, I received ashes placed on my forehead by Pastor Chuck Carlson at the First Presbyterian Church in Champaign. In the candle-lit sanctuary, he placed the ashes on my forehead in the form of a cross as he recited these words of Jesus: "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God."

He asked me, "Is there anything for which you would like prayer?"

Religion calendar, Feb. 27, 2015

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Speakers support teacher in Ash Wednesday event

CHAMPAIGN — Seven community members of different religious backgrounds addressed the Unit 4 school board Monday night, and several others sat in support of a Centennial High School teacher who is currently being investigated for helping accommodate students with an Ash Wednesday ceremony at the school last week.

Religion calendar, Feb. 20, 2015

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Ash Wednesday service at Centennial leads to probe

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Don Follis: Don't worry much about what people think of you

If you're around long enough and are willing to genuinely engage with people and not be a total recluse, you will discover people who don't like you. Imagine that?

Religion calendar, Feb. 6, 2015

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