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Getting Engaged in the Modern Era

With all of the pomp and circumstance that comes with modern engagements, you can bet that getting engaged nowadays is a bit different than you grandparents' engagement. Engagements in the 21st century are a big deal.

Category: Get Ordained Wedding Planning

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Should Christians Ignore the Commandments in the Old Testament?

Some are arguing that the Old Testament is outdated and that the 10 Commandments have little relevance to a modern day Christian's life. Are the lessons present in The Sermon on the Mount a good replacement?

Category: Society Church

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David and Goliath in Pop Culture

Nearly everyone is at least passingly familiar with the biblical tale of David versus Goliath. But did you know the 'David versus Goliath' trope is often used in your favorite films and television series? 

Category: Society

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Talking About Tithing From the Pulpit

Pastor Dave Ramsey has recently suggested that church leaders refrain from asking their less financially stable congregants to tithe. What is the biblical origin of tithing, and is it still applicable in the modern era? 

Category: Church

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Compassion and Empathy in Healthcare

Healthcare is a profoundly complicated issue. The field combines the scientific and analytical with the emotional: compassion and empathy. But what role exactly do these emotional elements play in good healthcare?

Category: Society

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Is It Time to Pull the Catholic Church's Tax Exempt Status?

Churches receive tax-exempt status so they can serve their community with fewer financial restrictions. But with recent reports of rampant abuse in the Catholic Church, is it time to pull their tax-exempt status?

Category: Society Church

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Should Hotels Include Bibles in the Rooms?

While they were once common, over the last decade Bibles have disappeared from hotel rooms. As technology improves and international travel becomes more widespread, is the hotel room Bible still necessary? 

Category: Society Church

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STDs: A Public Health Crisis or Morality Issue?

Evangelist Franklin Graham recently called the rise of STDs in the United States a moral failure. He suggested if more Americans were pious, STD rates would decline. But do his opinions match the scientific data?

Category: Society

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Stay Healthy on Your Wedding Day With These Self-Care Tips

Wedding days are busy- but don't fall into the trap of eating poorly or letting your exercise routine slip. Eating well-rounded meals and getting a workout in will make you more energized to make it through the big day.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Viva Las Vegas: A History of Matrimony in the City of Lights

Las Vegas: a city of decadence, luxury, and good times. Huge jackpots can be won in the blink of an eye, but it’s easy to lose all your money in a matter of minutes. Yet say the words “Las Vegas” and yo ...

Category: Minister License Perform a Wedding

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