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Analyzing Prosperity

Among Americans with evangelical beliefs who attend a Protestant church monthly or more:

75% agree that “God wants me to prosper financially.”41% ...

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Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic

John de Graaf and his co-authors report in their book, Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic, that four million pounds of raw material, such as mined ...


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There Is No Gospel Without Generosity

Pastor J.D. Greear says, “If you are not generous, you’ve never really experienced the Gospel. If you feel guilty about how little generosity ...


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Are We Trading Our Happiness for Modern Comforts?

One of the greatest paradoxes in American life is that while, on average, existence has gotten more comfortable over time, happiness has fallen. According ...


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This World Is Not Our Home

A tourist was once travelling through the area where the famed Rabbi Hofetz Chaim was living. Being a great admirer of the rabbi, he made inquiries whether ...


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Surprising Objects That Have Been to Space

If you were traveling to outer space, what would you take with you? Photographer Steve Pyke got to find out what items some American astronauts felt were ...


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An Inexplicable Desire for More

Actress Lori Loughlin was sentenced to two months in federal prison for her role in the college admissions scandal. She will serve two years of supervised ...


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It’s Time to Get Rid of The Lottery

Writer Leah Muncy recalls one of her earliest memories is of her mother buying a lottery ticket at the supermarket. “When I was young, my mother ...


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Nobody Wants the Family Heirlooms Anymore

Lloyd Alter wrote an insightful article about passing on family heirlooms:

I don’t like clutter. Yet cluttering up my dining room is an old cabinet ...

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The Rich Steal More Than the Poor

Evidence suggests that the rich steal more than the poor. Although shoplifting transcends categories, the rich actually do steal more than the poor. The ...


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