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What Do Christians Believe About the Poor?

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“For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat.” – 2 Thessalonians 3:10 “Give generously to [the poor] and do so without a grudging heart, … Continue reading

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Why Visit the Museum of Biblical Art?

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Tucked away in the University Park District in Dallas is a 50-year-old museum. Mattie Caruth Byrd, a leader and patron of the arts in the Dallas community, founded the Museum of Biblical Art in 1966. Unfortunately, the building that housed … Continue reading

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Stories Behind the Hymns

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There’s been a huge debate over whether the hymns of the church are relevant today. We’ll leave that argument for another time. No matter which side you’re on, there’s little denying that some of the songs played in church have … Continue reading

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The First Case of Sibling Rivalry

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The Bible may be a religious book for Christians and Jews, but it’s also one of the most-used sources of inspiration for other stories. It’s important to know these biblical stories to understand literature, movies, poetry and theater. Cain and … Continue reading

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Churches Helping Children in Zambia

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On May 12, 2017, NPR released an article with the headline, “U.S. Has The Worst Rate Of Maternal Deaths In The Developed World.” The maternal mortality rate in the U.S. is 26.4 deaths per 100,000 live births. In Finland, the … Continue reading

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What the Bible Says About Peace of Mind

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After the bombing at the Ariana Grande concert, many people are finding it difficult to have peace and feel safe in today’s world. Social media might be a great way to connect with others, but it also provides a lot … Continue reading

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Is Pentecost Relevant Today?

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After Easter, one of the most celebrated dates in the Christian church is that of Pentecost. This year, it falls on June 4, seven weeks after Easter. Pentecost is considered the day that the church was born. Biblically, it was … Continue reading

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Blessed Are the Peacemakers

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Peacemaking is one of the key themes in the Bible. In Matthew 5:9, Jesus tells his followers, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” In Romans 12:18, Paul writes, “If possible, so far as it … Continue reading

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