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Trading places
Two Louisville congregations consider swapping sites
Lampton Baptist Church and Immanuel Baptist Church are in negotiations for Immanuel to purchase Lampton's facility on 4th Street. As part of the deal, Lampton will receive Immanuel's Shelby Park facilities, located less than a mile away.

Mountains to the Mississippi
Here's what's going on across Kentucky this week.

WEEK OF PRAYER: Music helps missionaries break barriers

Good values weren't enough for Linda Hamfors of Stockholm, Sweden. Hamfors, who grew up in an atheist family, believed Jesus was "a really amazing guy" and learned values from her parents like forgiveness, acceptance and love.

But, good values couldn't sustain the singer/songwriter through the tumultuous years when her parents began drinking more and pursuing materialistic gain.

WEEK OF PRAYER: Church planting fire burning in S. Asia

For Mitch Englehart*, it's a beautiful sight that's taking place in some very dirty water. The South Carolina native watches from the bank of a stagnant canal as six new believers are baptized outside a small village in the South Asian countryside. Dhanwan is one of them.

Church remains key part of Christmas

Most Americans believe Christmas goes better with a visit to church, religious Christmas songs in public school concerts, and more focus on Jesus, a LifeWay Research survey shows.

UC's Mountain Outreach hosts shopping spree for area children

University of the Cumberlands' Mountain Outreach brought volunteers to the Williamsburg Walmart at midnight for their annual shopping spree. Every year, Mountain Outreach buys thousands of dollars worth of Christmas gifts that are distributed to local children at its annual gift day.