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People Are Passionate About the Most Unusual Things

The Bookseller magazine runs a competition to find the book with the oddest title of the year. Competition rules stipulate that the work had to be of ...

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What ‘The Perfect Sunday’ Doesn’t Include

In a poll of 2,000 Britons the 'Perfect Sunday' involved: waking at 8:30 a.m. to the smell of breakfast cooking, a cuddle, and three hours of ...

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3 Facts about Easter in America

The Acton Institute blog collected some interesting stats about Easter:

  • In 2015, more Americans searched for "church" on Google in the week leading up to Easter Sunday (April 5) than any other week in the year. (When including the word "service"—so that the full search term is "church service"—Christmas overtakes Easter, though the two remain high above the rest in terms of search activity throughout the year.)

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Eugene Peterson on Need for Community

"There can be no maturity in the spiritual life, no obedience in following Jesus, no wholeness in the Christian life, apart from an immersion in, and ...

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Americans Claim to Attend Church Much More Than They Do

According to a study from the Public Religion Research Institute, Americans may not be telling the truth about church attendance. But the real story here ...

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An Apology Letter to the Local Church

Katelyn Beaty wrote a creative, semi-humorous, but deeply moving piece titled, "An Open Apology to the Local Church." Beaty's letter isn't ...

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Survey Asks, "What Do You Think about Church?"

A survey (in 2013) by Barna Group asked over 1,000 American adults the following question: "What do you think about going to church?" About 30 percent ...

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Family Shows Persistent Love to Hurting Couple

John Knight and Denise Knight were happily anticipating the birth of their first child, a son. They had already decided to name him Paul. But when Paul ...

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Elder Board Recruits New Member at a Local Restaurant

In the mid-'80s, as a bachelor living in Sacramento, California, I had fallen into a period where I had ceased attending church altogether—for well ...

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More Americans Are Living Alone

In his book Going Solo, sociologist Eric Klinenberg noted the following statistics about the new trend of living alone:

  • 32 million Americans live alone, representing 28 percent of all households.

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