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Americans Turn Away from Community Organizations

In his book Adrift, New York University professor Scott Galloway writes:

We used to be more involved in our communities. In the 1990s most Americans attended ...

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Social Media Is Linked to Rise in Teen Sadness

The CDC’s bi-annual Youth Risk Behavior Survey (2023) showed that most teen girls (57%) now say that they experience persistent sadness or hopelessness ...


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Declining Church Attendance Is a Public Health Crisis

Two Harvard health professors (one an epidemiologist) note that declining church attendance is a public health crisis.

Of course, the point of the gospel ...

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Surveys Show Stress, Sadness, Worry on the Rise

The General Social Survey asks people to rate their happiness levels. Between 1990 and 2018 the share of Americans who put themselves in the lowest happiness ...


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Man Gives His Life to Skipping Stones

Outside magazine featured Kurt Steiner, currently the world’s greatest stone skipper. Over 22 years, he has won 17 tournaments. In 2013, he threw ...


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The Story Behind ‘Take My Hand, Precious Lord’

Thomas A. Dorsey’s song “Take My Hand, Precious Lord” is one of the most beloved gospel songs of all time. The song’s power comes ...


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Religious Family Found Dead in Apparent Suicide Pact

When people experience the unexpected death of a friend, neighbor, or family member, it’s natural to search for answers. And sometimes the answers ...


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Purposelessness Is Increasing Male Suicides

In his book Of Boys and Men, researcher Richard Reeves writes, “Men are much more likely to commit suicide than women. This is a worldwide long-standing ...


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Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift, and the Reality of Imperfection

By most measures, Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift are remarkable women. Intelligent and capable …. Both are the kind of mega pop stars who inspire ...


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Police Work Brought Him to His Darkest Hour

Undercover narcotics officer Norm Wielsch was parked on a dark frontage road in the San Francisco Bay Area. It was about 9 p.m., and he was writing a ...


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