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The holidays might be over, but we should discuss how millennials face the Christmas season. If you haven't seen the "Hipster Nativity Set," you might want to take a minute and search for it on Google. It features wise m ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

The Episcopal Church has made many strides in social justice throughout the years, most noticeably, giving the LGBT+ community a place to worship and get married in the church. Another outreach that the Episcopal Church ...

Category: Environment, Christianity

In 2012, a campaign began in England to decrease alcohol consumption. It's gained momentum in the UK, and it's making its way into the United States. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (N ...

Category: Health and Wellness

If you're one of those people who have stopped setting New Year's resolutions, you're not alone. It's demoralizing and defeating when you set high expectations for yourself on January 1, only to keep those goals for just ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

If you've decided to do more Bible reading in 2017, you need to have a plan. Fortunately, there are many different apps and websites that offer a plan based on your own preferences and schedule. It seems so easy to just ...

Category: Online Ordination, Christianity, Be a Minister

Lives don't only get busy through the holiday season, although that certainly doesn't help in managing your schedule. When you feel as if your calendar is out of control, you get stressed. What can you do to keep your li ...

Category: Faith Healing, Health and Wellness

_"Keep in mind that to avoid loneliness, many people need both a social circle and an intimate attachment. Having just one of two may still leave you feeling lonely." Gretchen Rubin_Those without friends and family at th ...

Category: Health and Wellness

December 26, the day following Christmas, isn't just the day when everyone returns their gifts and eats leftovers. The day has much more significance than most of us realize. In the church, December 26 is St. Stephen's D ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

In English countries, the holiday celebration continues on December 26 with a custom known as Boxing Day. Servants and masters may trade places, but the tradition began years ago. The gentry would retain their servants o ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Hanukkah is often compared to Christmas, but there are many differences between the Christian and Jewish celebrations. One key difference is that Christmas is always celebrated on December 25, while the date of Hanukkah ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Judaism