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  • Open on Sunday? Churchgoers share views on Sabbath

    by Aaron Earls, posted Tuesday, December 04, 2018 (11 days ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- According to Genesis, God created everything in six days before resting on the seventh. But around a quarter of churchgoers say they don't follow His example, according to a study released today (Dec. 4).

    Seventy-seven percent of churchgoers say they take an intentional day of rest and most do so on Sunday, according to a new study of Protestants who attend church once a month or more from LifeWay Research. The survey was conducted Aug. 22-30, 2017.

    Seven in 10 churchgoers take their Sabbath on Sunday. Few take it on Saturday (5 percent), Friday (1 percent) or Monday (1 percent). For 23 percent, they don't take a day of rest. Read More

  • 'Sabbath Rest' sessions held at Southeastern

    by Maria Estes, posted Tuesday, April 07, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- In a "Sabbath Rest and Flourishing" conference, the importance of finding rest in a 24/7 world was set forth at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    The two-day conference at the North Carolina campus was held in partnership with Blessed Earth, an organization dedicated to serving God and caring for His creation. Read More