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4 Iconic Wedding Gowns and the Classy Women Who Wore Them

Every bride wants to believe that her wedding gown is the most beautiful one ever crafted. However, since cost is a major factor in the selection, the vast majority of us don’t get to have that beautiful ensemble t ...

Category: Ceremonies Weddings

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7 Great Spiritual Retreats in the United States

Summer might be almost over, but it’s never too late to plan a vacation to take a spiritual retreat. Meditation and nature go together like peanut butter and jelly. You’ll experience the benefits of meditatio ...

Category: Health and Wellness Spirituality

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Churches Band Together To Wipe Out Medical Debt

In an example of true Christian charity, churches across America are banding together to eradicate the medical debt owed by strangers the church members likely never will meet. In a cooperative effort sweeping the countr ...

Category: Aid Religion

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What Is a Megachurch and Why Do So Many Americans Choose To Attend One?

By definition, a megachurch is a Protestant church with a consistent weekend congregation of at least 2,000. While some Catholic churches have memberships of this size, the term megachurch applies only to huge Protestant ...

Category: Religion

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Seven Deadly Sins - Greed

Greed, also known as avarice, is defined as “an inordinate or insatiable longing for material gain.” Typically, greed refers to material wealth, but it can also apply to power, status and food. How is greed ...

Category: Religion ULC Topics

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Tithing, Christians, Money Management and Dave Ramsey

ChristianHeadlines.com reports that Dave Ramsey wants pastors to stop telling people who are broke to tithe. Dave Ramsey is the author of Financial Peace University, a trusted voice on American radio and a businessman wh ...

Category: Religion Christianity

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Lifestyles of the Rich and Religious

Should deep religious principles require believers to shun material wealth? Can a spiritual practice built on principles of fundamental faith in the future and respect for all creatures sustain changes in lifestyles th ...

Category: Religion

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Why the Church Should Remember Financial Literacy Month

In 2000, the Youth Financial Literacy Day was announced. Four years later, the U.S. Senate officially recognized April as Financial Literacy Month. Although it’s mostly banks and other financial institutions that p ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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What Causes Poverty?

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

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Oklahoma Clergy Stand Up Against Predatory Lending

Predatory lending is defined as "any lending practice that imposes unfair or abusive loan terms on a borrower. It is also any practice that convinces a borrower to accept unfair terms through deceptive, coercive, exploit ...

Category: Morality Religion

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