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Kelly McBride

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News >  Nation/World

A Church Is Born Again

Prayers answered The pews were jammed Sunday as the Slavic Pilgrim Baptist Church celebrated its first service in the newly acquired First Baptist Church building downtown. Photo by Liz Kishimoto/The Spokesman-Review
News >  Nation/World

Truth Be Told, Lying Is Accepted Everyday Deception Mingles With Immoral Deceit

Every year, Tom Jeannot polls the students in his ethics class at Gonzaga University about lying. And every year the consensus is the same: Lying is generally acceptable. "They mainly think of lying in utilitarian terms," he said. "If a particular lie produces more good consequences than bad consequences, then they are not morally offended by it." Lie about the age of your 2-year-old to save a couple hundred dollars on an airline ticket? No problem.
News >  Spokane

Church Holds First Forum On City Issues ‘Too Silent’ Church Hopes To Spark Fruitful Communitywide Discussion

More than 200 people gathered Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church to consider whether Spokane is a "good city." It was a powerful debut for City Forum, a monthly speakers program with the downtown church as host. Politicians, preachers and business people packed the auditorium for the luncheon. The idea of a church-based speakers program was imported from San Diego, where First Presbyterian's pastor, the Rev. Woody Garvin, used to work. Similar programs are running in San Francisco and Seattle.

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