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Vermont Churches to Admire

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Many people love to drive through Vermont in the fall to enjoy the foliage and scenery. The state might be one of the smallest, but it has some beautiful architecture in its churches. Here are six sites you should make … 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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Frank Lloyd Wright: Architect for the Faithful

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One of the most admired architects of the 20th century is Frank Lloyd Wright. He was born in Wisconsin in 1867 and educated in his youth by his mother. When Wright was 14, his parents divorced. According to Wright, he … Continue reading

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Historic Churches in Portland, Maine

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Maine was the 23rd state to join the union in 1820. The state has never produced a United States president, but many famous artists, actors and professional sports players were born in the state. Stephen King, author of “Carrie,” calls … Continue reading

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Churches Can Be Instrumental in Helping People With PTSD

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Most people are aware of PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder. In 1980, when the American Psychiatric Association added PTSD to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, it was considered controversial, even though soldiers had been experiencing PTSD symptoms … 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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Mental Health and the Church

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In a 2015 article in “Christianity Today,” Ed Stetzer writes, “It is common practice in churches, however, to treat mental illness differently. We immediately assume there is something else, some deeper spiritual struggle causing mental and emotional strain.” If a … Continue reading

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Historical Churches in Oklahoma City

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Last month, Oklahoma remembered the 22nd anniversary of the Murrah bombing. On April 19, 1995, a domestic terrorist parked a truck in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City. At about 9:02 a.m., the truck … Continue reading

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