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Is Christianity a Failed Religion?

Depending on who you believe, religion, particularly Christianity, is sweeping the world. Evidence of this exists in the fact that in Africa, approximately 50 million people became Christians in 2018, making Africa the c ...

Category: Religion Christianity

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6 Books on Domestic Violence for Younger Children

Children are often the silent victims of domestic violence, whether they live in a home where it’s the norm or just experience it second-hand as they listen to their uncle yell at their aunt at a family dinner. Acc ...

Category: Aid Morality

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Trending Styles for Your Second Wedding

Years ago, Frank Sinatra had one of his major hits with the song “The Second Time Around.” Its lyrics begin as follows: Love is lovelier the second time around, Just as wonderful with both feet on the ground ...

Category: Ceremonies Weddings

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Millennials and Nuns: An Unlikely Coalition Out To Change the World

Just because religious affiliation continues to dwindle in America does not mean that the number of people desiring a more environmentally friendly and socially progressive country is likewise declining. Enter Nuns and N ...

Category: Politics Religion

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New Gallup Poll Shows Church Membership at All-Time Low

A new Gallup poll released in April of this year reveals that the number of people who belong to a church, synagogue or mosque reached an all-time low of 50% in 2018. Church membership reached its high of 76% in 1948, an ...

Category: Spirituality Superstitions freedom from religion

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Assisted Suicide: Compassionate Help or Murder By Another Name?

Euthanasia, the painless killing of a person suffering from an incurable and painful disease or in an irreversible coma, is illegal in the United States. Assisted suicide, on the other hand, is legal in Washington, D.C., ...

Category: Morality Politics

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Mormon Church Changes Stance on LGBT Baptisms

In a stunning move on April 4 of this year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly known as the Mormon Church, announced that it will now baptize the children of LGBT parents. This new policy reverses ...

Category: Social Equality Christianity

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Has Marriage Become Merely a Trophy?

Once upon a time, a wedding signified a rite of passage between American childhood and adulthood. When a couple got married, whatever their ages, they were publicly declaring that they were two responsible adults ready t ...

Category: Gay Weddings Weddings

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What Is Virtue?

As with so many extremely broad questions, the answer to this one depends on who you ask. For instance, Merriam-Webster defines virtue as the following: Conformity to a standard of right; morality A particular moral ex ...

Category: Aid Morality

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Why You Should Accept a Compliment Graciously (and How To Do It)

Chris Rock once said, “There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.” Naturally he was joking, but there’s a bit of truth in that statement. Compliments boost morale. The ...

Category: Blessings

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