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In the Book of Numbers in the Old Testament, Moses sends out 12 spies to the land of Canaan. Scripture gives us the name of the men who went, the most notable of whom was Joshua, the man who would lead Israel after the d ...

Category: Religious Items, Science, Judaism

Richmond is home to several historic churches, many of which have their heritage in the Anglican church. Virginia was an English colony before the Revolutionary War. When the Declaration of Independence was signed, the A ...

Category: Religion

If your guilty pleasure during the summer is “The Bachelorette,” then you know that some of the dates were held in Richmond, VA. It’s estimated that Virginia tourism paid over $500,000 to have an episod ...

Category: Religion

The monastery of St. Matthew near the plains of Nineveh, Iraq, dates back to the fourth century. It once drew 7,000 pilgrims and monks for study and worship during the Christian years of the Roman Empire. Now there are ...

Category: Politics, Religion

Jacob’s Ladder has many references. It could be a landmark staircase in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. A covered footbridge in New Zealand claims the name of Jacob’s Ladder. US Route 20, the longest road in ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation

One new trend in tourism is volunteering while you’re on vacation. It’s not just for spring break any more. Voluntourism is about making a difference in the community where you’re staying. It doesn&rsqu ...

Category: Aid

San Diego, California, doesn’t get the publicity that Los Angeles or San Francisco does, but there is a lot to see and do in the area. It’s estimated that Native Americans lived in the area for 12,000 years. ...

Category: Religion

China has the most people of any nation and also seems to have the highest percentage of people who claim no religious beliefs. Thailand is at the opposite end of the scale, with a reported 94 percent of its people claim ...

Category: Religion

A lot of churches forget to just have fun together. There are a lot of great things to celebrate in August that can build relationships within your faith community. Plan something different for back-to-school month using ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

The Bible is full of iconic stories, many of which are alluded to in literature, art, music and film. Even if you don’t believe that the Bible is the Word of God, it’s important to understand the characters a ...

Category: Religion