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The Resurgence of Religious Television Programming

For years, religious themes were rarely explored on television. But two new shows are bringing religion to the forefront. Will these programs usher in a new wave of religious content on the small screen?

Category: Faith

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Ghanaian Funerals Celebrate Life in the Face of Death

Ghanaian funerals differ quite a bit from American funerals. In America, funerals are often somber affairs; In Ghana, funerals are raucous and expensive events that celebrate the life of the departed.

Category: Funeral

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Getting Married Because of Pregnancy

Previous generations often saw couples get married because of pregnancy. But that is less common now. If you've found yourself unexpectedly pregnant, consider whether marriage is the correct choice for you and your baby.

Category: Marriage Society

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Is Yoga Dangerous for Christians?

Yoga is generally regarded as a great way to get fit. However, some Christian leaders are taking issue with the exercise's origins in Hindu philosophy. Does yoga, as one pastor says, open you up to demonic influence?

Category: Society

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How Christenings Have Changed Since You Were Christened

Christenings have changed over the years. People are less religious than in the past, christenings gowns are not as popular, and christenings are more casual than years past. Here are some other ways they've changed.

Category: Baptism

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Perk Up Your Ceremony With a Wedding Reception Coffee Bar

Do you want your wedding reception to stand out from the crowd? One way couples are getting creative (and caffeinated) is with coffee bars. Check out how to pull off this hot new trend at your own wedding reception.

Category: Wedding Materials

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PreachersNSneakers - Exposing Vanity or Judging Others?

A new Instagram account has caused quite a stir for posting pictures of megachurch leaders wearing shoes that cost thousands of dollars. The account has opened a dialogue about what leadership in church really means.

Category: Society Church

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Can’t Take a Honeymoon? Consider a Mini-Moon Instead

More and more couples are opting for mini-moons right after their wedding instead of the full-blown honeymoon. Mini-moons tend to be shorter and closer to home. Check out these tips for the perfect mini getaway.

Category: Marriage

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5 Folk Traditions for Your Wedding

There are many fun, beautiful and symbolic folk wedding traditions you may consider incorporating into your wedding. In fact, there are countless cultural traditions out there- Here are a few of the most common. 

Category: Wedding Materials Wedding Planning

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Celebrating Your Child’s Baptism

If you're getting your child baptized, you'll definitely want to celebrate with friends and family afterward. Consider these exciting post-baptism festivities to commemorate the memorable and exciting day. 

Category: Baptism Church

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