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Young Single Women: The New Big Non-Profit Donors


Author:Dr. David P. King

Research on charitable giving routinely points to the fact that those who are more deeply engaged in religion are more likely to give and give more to charitable organizations. This is the “standard religious-giving story” that...[more]


A Homeless God


Author:Frank Viola

“As you come to Him, the living Stone – rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to Him – you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house.” ~ 1 Peter 2:4-5a Part of my roots are in the...[more]


Christmas: We Forget


Author:Dr. Craig Lounsbrough

We forget. In the middle of our own agendas, we forget. Consumed by the incessantly shifting tides of the culture, we forget. Caught up in the ever-changing maze of politically correct ideologies, we forget. With bills looming...[more]


All Religions Share One Thing in Common Except Christianity


Author:Tom Terry

What are you looking for in a religion? By involving yourself in religious belief or an organization, what do you hope to gain? My experience with people from all over the world has revealed to me a single truth: People choose...[more]


How Your Church Can Pastor Your Guests at Christmas


Author:Rick Warren

If the two times of the year that guests typically show up for a weekend church service are Easter and Christmas, then we have an evangelistic mandate to make the most of the opportunity to welcome them, show them grace and love,...[more]


Angelina Jolie's Unbroken: She Never Met Paul


Author:Julie Barrier

BLOCKBUSTER HITS. Superheroes, violence, war, miracles, and unbridled courage capture our hearts. Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken hits the theaters December 25th. Louie Zamperini will become a household name. This gripping tale of...[more]


What You Never Knew About the Samaritan Woman


Author:Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

The story of the Samaritan woman is one of the most beloved stories ever told by the gospel writers. The story is read and heard dozens of times throughout the life of almost every Christ-follower. Yet some key questions in the...[more]