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Are There Really 12 Days of Christmas?

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If you’re like most Americans, you know the words to the popular Christmas song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” but you may not realize what the Christmas meaning is. It can seem as if Christmas is over all too quickly … Continue reading

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A Biblical Perspective on Debt

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Managing money can be a challenge for some people. It can be difficult to figure out how to cover all of your expenses, especially if you are living paycheck to paycheck. This may make it tempting to get a credit … Continue reading

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The Most Persecuted Religion in the World

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Religious persecution may not seem like something that is as common as it once was, but it is still a major problem worldwide. There are still many countries in which you can be persecuted or even executed for following a … Continue reading

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Who Owns the Russian Church?

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In the years following the fall of the Soviet Empire, when Russians were free to embrace religion for the first time in decades, social experts noted that many in the country embraced organized religion in much the same fashion that … Continue reading

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Religious Materials in Public Schools

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So-called cultural wars and religious skirmishes play out publicly throughout the United States, in politics, courts and public schools. From billboards preaching Jesus to Bibles handed out to schoolchildren, people aim to disseminate their religious message, even if it is … Continue reading

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Christ-like Compassion

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The Catholic church seems to be undergoing a transformation led by Pope Francis. While we must admit that there is certainly room for more improvement, the gestures he has extended are more in line with Christian principles than the past … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy: God Punishing North for Gay Marriage

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THE CONTENT OF THIS POST DOES NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OF THE UNIVERSAL LIFE CHURCH MONASTERY. This post is meant to poke fun at people who actually believe in the bizarre viewpoints discussed below. God Is Angry: the Signs are … Continue reading

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The Rise Of the Non Denominational Church

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Christianity has been divided by denominations for centuries. However, a recent trend has appeared where spiritual Christians are choosing to discard those divisions in favor of non-denominational churches. In 1990, fewer than 200,000 Americans claimed non-denominationalism as their religion; by … Continue reading

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