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One of the most serious problems in the United States is poverty. Based on the U.S. Census Bureau's best estimates, the 2015 poverty rate is about 13.5 percent. When you do the math, that means around 43.1 million Americ ...

Category: Religion, Social Equality, Christianity

"For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat." 2 Thessalonians 3:10"Give generously to [the poor] and do so without a grudging heart, then because of ...

Category: Religion, Social Equality, Christianity

Tucked away in the University Park District in Dallas is a 50-year-old museum. Mattie Caruth Byrd, a leader and patron of the arts in the Dallas community, founded the Museum of Biblical Art in 1966. Unfortunately, the b ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Religion

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 chur ...

Category: Religion

The Bible may be a religious book for Christians and Jews, but it's also one of the most-used sources of inspiration for other stories. It's important to know these biblical stories to understand literature, movies, poet ...

Category: Religion, Christianity

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

After the bombing at the Ariana Grande concert, many people are finding it difficult to have peace and feel safe in today's world. Social media might be a great way to connect with others, but it also provides a lot of n ...

Category: Religion, Christianity

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, ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

Peacemaking is one of the key themes in the Bible. In Matthew 5:9, Jesus tells his followers, "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." In Romans 12:18, Paul writes, "If possible, so far as it ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Holidays and Observances, Religion

If you're like most people, you probably find it hard to take a day off. And when you do take a day for yourself, you might feel guilty because you have so many things on your plate. What you may forget is that when you ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances, Christianity