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Is Christianity really shrinking?

Is Christianity really shrinking?

According to Pew Research Center, 71 percent of Americans identify as being Christian, which indicates that our culture is doing a heck of a lot of pandering to appease a small percentage of easily-offended people.
Egypt legalizes 127 churches

Egypt legalizes 127 churches

Egypt is a primarily Muslim nation. Yet, government officials cleared the way for 127 Christian churches to be legally recognized, and that number could rise to 3,000.
Baltimore church renovates home, donates it to veteran

Baltimore church renovates home, donates it to veteran

What a novel approach to being "the church" -- go out into the community, fix up a home and donate it to someone who selflessly served his country.
Michigan church shows how easy it is to forgive medical debt

Michigan church shows how easy it is to forgive medical debt

Grand Rapids First Church in Wyoming, Mich., bought more than $1.8 million in medical debt for less than a penny on the dollar. Once acquired, the debt was forgiven. It sounded fishy to me, but then I saw how brilliantly it was designed.
Wichita church impacts its community

Wichita church impacts its community

For 25 years, church members have served meals to hungry people on Sandwich Saturdays. Then, last year, one of their members who works as a nurse practitioner started bringing a medical trailer to aid people who came for food.
170-year-old church closes its doors

170-year-old church closes its doors

But churches that refuse to change and wind up stuck in the mindset of "that's how we've always done it," are going to find that the rest of the world passes them by.
Father, daughter recount miracles after freak lightning strike

Father, daughter recount miracles after freak lightning strike

On June 20, 17-year-old Chloe Robinson was enjoying a game of croquet with her father, Scott, under a large tree when an immense flash and clap of thunder as loud as a sonic boom changed both their lives.
Weddings are becoming less of a religious affair

Weddings are becoming less of a religious affair

For centuries, nearly all marriages took place in houses of worship, in ceremonies honoring both the bride and groom and their creator. That tradition has eroded dramatically in just a few decades.
Arizona siblings sell lemonade to help cousin with cancer

Arizona siblings sell lemonade to help cousin with cancer

Not even triple-digit temperatures can stop Braden and Camryn Palacios from selling lemonade outside. The siblings heard family members talking about the boy with leukemia, and got the idea of starting a lemonade stand to raise $500 by the end of summer.
Handicapped daughter teaches dad meaning of life

Handicapped daughter teaches dad meaning of life

Ignoring the fact that some "seriously defective" fetuses emerge into the world as perfectly formed children, many parents of children with severe needs will admit the kids bring them a lot of joy in the midst of challenges.
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