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When Thoughts and Prayers Aren’t Enough

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently condemned “thoughts and prayers” after the New Zealand tragedy. Sometimes, Christians say that to be dismissive, “I’ll pray for you, but I just don& ...

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Seven Virtues – Charity, Part 2

Charity is a complex subject that could be discussed for weeks while just barely scraping the surface of what it is and what it looks like. One of the most difficult aspects of love is that the word has so many layers of ...

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Seven Virtues – Charity, Part 1

First Corinthians 13:13 says, “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.” Love, translated as charity, is more than the feeling you have for your spouse or child. Th ...

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Taking Back the Commercialism of the Holidays

The holiday shopping season officially begins on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. Most stores begin getting ready for the influx of customers long before that weekend. Black Friday turns into Small Business Satu ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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Be Fearless Be Kind: Global Youth Service Day

In 1988 President Ronald Reagan issued a letter of support for Youth Service America’s (YSA) “A Day in the Life of Youth Service” event. This year, YSA celebrates the 30th anniversary of Annual Global Y ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Morality

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Are You Nice or Kind?

Niceness and kindness are two words that are often used interchangeably, but there is a big difference between them. Nice people generally act in ways that conform to society's views. A kind person acts out of a deep l ...

Category: Health and Wellness Morality Religion

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A Reminder to Choose Charities Carefully

Most people want to help others in need, no matter what your faith background is or isn't. Tropical Storm Harvey has left thousands of people in Texas needing basic requirements, shelter, food and clothing, and many or ...

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Churches Helping Children in Zambia

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, ...

Category: Health and Wellness Human Rights Religion

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Religious Views on Organ Donation

April is National Donate Life Month. If you aren't an organ donor, it might be time to consider making that decision part of your health directive. According to the United Network for Organ Sharing, about 22 people die e ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

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Season of Giving

In the spirit of the holiday season, we here at the Universal Life Church Ministries want to share with our ordained ministers an update on our charitable gifts. We recently had the privilege of receiving a letter from t ...

Category: Freedom of Religion Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances Morality Religion

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