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Christianity appears to be holding strong in US

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As millennial ‘nones’ gain in numbers, the commitment by faithful Christians — including the educated — is notable. Continue reading

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How a Christian missionary, nearly 100 years old, brought hope to Alaskans

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Through dedication and service, Alice Green helped shape a community — as it shaped her. Continue reading

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Why the religious ‘nones’ may have so much power

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A so-called “non-religious” demographic that lacks faith in a divine authority is positioned to have a significant impact on future generations. Continue reading

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Millennials’ questionable relationship with religion

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And why just one influential person in their life — a parent, a mentor, a friend — could turn the tide for them Continue reading

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Vatican talks marriage, communion under Pope Francis

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‘You must have the clear will to not sin in the next opportunity,’ Gerhard Cardinal Muller told Raymond Arroyo Continue reading

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Manchester bombing: Jewish woman and Muslim man pray together after attack

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‘We’re in this together,’ he tells her — and more — as they pay respects in Manchester Continue reading

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Cal State San Marcos sued by pro-life students

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The Students for Life at California State University San Marcos, a pro-life group, and the organization’s president, Nathan Apodaca, took the legal action after the university denied the group access for funds to host a pro-life speaker on campus. Continue reading

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Optional Bible class at Michigan elementary school canceled after complaints

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Children at Daisy Brook Elementary School, a public grade school in Fremont, Michigan, no longer have the option to attend a “Bible Release Time” class held at the local Fremont Wesleyan Church. Continue reading

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Faith and millennials: Bringing them back into the fold

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With more young people leaving the religion in which they were raised, a new book shows how to turn things around Continue reading

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‘Islamic’ kindergartens in Austria raise eyebrows

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If new research is right, thousands of young children in Vienna are being exposed to more than parents and guardians think. Continue reading

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What you didn’t know about Easter traditions

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Here are theories about the origin of the Easter Bunny and of dyeing eggs — from German, pagan, and Christian practices Continue reading

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Christian teacher in Germany banned from wearing cross necklace

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The jewelry apparently falls under the ‘no sign of religious symbols’ rule, according to new reports. Continue reading

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Museum of the Bible: Previewing the soon-to-open landmark

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Stunning collection will house 40,000 biblical artifacts, share vivid details of the town where Jesus was raised, and much more Continue reading

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Christian churches thrive in European countries with Islam on the rise

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Christianity is finding new outlets to survive and thrive in European countries where Islam in on the rise. Continue reading

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As Arizona church closes, faithful left with uncertain future

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Development company snatches up the property at a time when faith practices in America are changing. Continue reading

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The ‘religious left’ is on the move

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Harboring illegals, advocating for climate change… President Trump’s policies may have ignited the leftist Christian minority population. Continue reading

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Where our presidents have prayed

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Abraham Lincoln rented his pew at a D.C. church for $50 a year during the Civil War. Continue reading

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Mideast refugees stranded in limbo find Americans reaching out in faith

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Scores of families fleeing their war-torn countries are benefiting from the kindness of American strangers Continue reading

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Why Islam may surpass Christianity as world’s largest faith

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By 2050, Muslims are expected to be nearly even in number with the Christian population. Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day: Some Catholics get exemption from meatless Friday

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Some Catholics will be able to have their corned beef and eat it, too — in case you hadn’t heard Continue reading

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Knights of Columbus donates millions to fight Christian persecution

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The Catholic organization has made it clear that ‘words are not enough.’ Continue reading

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The German cardinal who spoke out against the Nazis

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You probably weren’t taught this story in your high school world history class — or any class. Continue reading

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Church fights free birth control in the Philippines

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Poverty may be an issue — but is the pill the right answer? Continue reading

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Muslim headscarves in Europe: The battle heats up

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Veils worn by Islamic women might not make it to next year’s Fashion Week Continue reading

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A political pope is also growing the ranks of the faithful

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The leader of the Catholic Church continues to walk the line between politics and religion — and guess who’s paying attention? Continue reading

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How to discuss the estate tax with Mom and Dad

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Get it done now, or you may end up scrambling for vital documents at the worst possible time Continue reading

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Why we’re so much like our mothers

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And why — after all the plusses and minuses of being so similar — we should be grateful. Continue reading

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Trouble with your marriage? It may be time to make a ‘map’

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Secrets to a successful union may not be what you expected. Continue reading

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Social media worries for your kids? Maybe put your own phone down first

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Kids may feel less satisfied with their lives after spending just an hour a day on social media, according to a study published by the IZA Institute of Labor Economics in Germany. Continue reading

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Keeping our young stars’ feet on the ground

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So your child longs for the stage — here’s how to introduce practical thinking into the plan. Continue reading

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Finding a new ‘faith home’

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Six steps for transitioning from one church to another — and making sure it’s right for you. Continue reading

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The secrets of family financial fitness

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Expert Rachel Cruze shares the way to a better bottom line. Continue reading

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The law enforcement problem families can fix

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In this New Year, police plead with parents to take specific actions at home. Continue reading

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Shocker: A good and caring millennial

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He organized a “sleep out” which raised over $200,000 in one night. Continue reading

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Dylann Roof’s day of reckoning: The moral perspective on the death penalty

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It is yet to be determined whether he will receive the sentence of death for his crimes. Continue reading

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How to keep connected with family

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This New Year, you don’t need too wait to connect with those who matter most. Continue reading

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How to keep the peace at Christmas

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This holiday season, here are a few pointers for keeping the peace with your family and enjoying a successful season of Christmas. Continue reading

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Boston charity prepares massive Christmas banquet for the homeless

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Welcome to Christmas in the City, a family-led, 100-percent volunteer nonprofit that’s been putting on a Christmas party like no other since 1989. Continue reading

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With great board games, no one’s bored at Christmas

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Get a ‘Clue’ — ‘It was Colonel Mustard in the library with a candlestick!’ Continue reading

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How prayer can help your career

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For many employees, flatlining in one’s career — being kept in the same job too long — can be worse than being fired. Continue reading

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Why it’s better to give than receive

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A Christmas tradition spanned four generations — and changed a mom’s life forever. Continue reading

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How open-door hospitality changed one mom

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A good friend teaches a mother of two to give to others. Continue reading

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Joining the Christmas choir without experience

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‘Lord, help me not to mess this up,’ I prayed before our big performance. Continue reading

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Yay or nay from colleges? Stay calm and cool

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As acceptance or rejection letters roll in, perspective is the name of the game. Continue reading

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Forget Tinder? Looking to tradition to find a mate

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The rules are different in observant Judaism, and more young people could learn from them. Continue reading

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Grounding our children in gratitude

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Behind every grateful kid is a grateful mom or dad. Continue reading

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Vast online dangers threaten curious kids

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With harmful content and sexual predators lurking, here’s what parents must know. Continue reading

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The magic of music for our kids

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It can calm the most restless child’s soul and bind families together at this time of year. Continue reading

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The Christmas carol fact-check

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Some of our favorite holiday songs need a biblical refresh. Continue reading

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How to rise above the Christmas controversies

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The faithful must keep the true meaning of the season in front of them — and leave arguments and negativity behind. Continue reading

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