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Keeping New Members

Ninety percent of the new members will stay in their congregation if (1) they can articulate their faith; (2) they belong to subgroups (such as a choir, ...


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John Wesley's Questions for Accountability

John Ortberg writes:

In the movement associated with John Wesley, people met together in little communities to help hold each other accountable for their ...

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We Were Meant to Live in Little Platoons

When he left Rivendell, Frodo didn't head out with 1,000 Elves. He had eight companions. Jesus didn't march around backed by hundreds of followers, either. ...


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"Lost Boys of Sudan": There Are No Friends Here

The award winning documentary Lost Boys of Sudan follows the lives of young African refugees who start life anew in America after the ravages of civil ...


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Radio Pill Prevents Heatstroke

Four years after Minnesota Viking offensive lineman Korey Stringer died from a heatstroke during football conditioning drills in 108 degree heat, three ...


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Augustine on Ministering to the Hurting

For if we be harassed by poverty, or saddened by bereavement, or disquieted by bodily pain, or pining in exile, or vexed by any kind of calamity, let ...


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Dinner Guests Becoming Scarce

A May 2005 survey produced the following answers to the question, "How often do we entertain guests for dinner?"

Once a week—6 percent

Once a month—21 ...


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Devastating Accident Reveals Benefits of Community

It was Christmas morning in 1998. Russ Robinson and his family climbed into their motor home. They were leaving the frigid winter climate of Chicago for ...


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Americans Have Less Close Friends

A study conducted by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, released in June of 2006, revealed that Americans have less people ...


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Condoleezza Rice Advises Accountability

When Katie Couric took over as anchor of the CBS Evening News in 2006, various personalities gave her advice as to what to do and what not to do. Condoleezza ...


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