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Literal interpretation of Bible 'helps increase church attendance'

Study finds conservative theology mixed with innovative worship approach helps Protestant churches grow congregations<p>Churches that are theologically conservative with beliefs based on a literal interpretation of the Bible grow faster than those with a liberal orientation, according to a five-year …

Theology

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don’t Follow Through on What We Set Out to Do and What to Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his …

Master JavaScript and learn to code like a pro for only $29!

JavaScript is the engine that powers all modern browser, like Chrome and Firefox, and learning this dynamic language is your ticket to a career in …

3 Surprising Habits of Smart Investors

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Sometimes investors can be their own worst enemies. A 2016 study by <b>Blackrock</b> found that stocks averaged an 8.19% annualized return between 1996 and 2015, but the average investor's portfolio only eked out a 2.11% gain. The enormous gap between those figures was caused by …

29 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best way …

Employment

Is the Bible Foundational to Christianity? Engaging with Andy Stanley

One of the most profound challenges for Christians as we live in an ever-more-hostile world is how to properly defend the faith against the incessant …

8 Habits of the Most Successful People That Lazy People Lack

It all comes down to priorities.<p>Success is a game of habits. In itself, "success" is a relative term and so its "achievement" is fully dependent upon the habits you put into place that move you step by step toward the "end" you define for yourself.<p>To be "successful," it becomes a matter of the …

I Am Happily Married to God — as a Consecrated Virgin

Yes, I'm celibate. No, I'm not a nun.<p>One August morning, I walked to the front of the church in my white gown, nervous and excited. Family and friends stood in the pews of Queen of Apostles in Alexandria, Virginia. They smiled and wiped tears. The bishop began the ceremony. I was getting married — …

Overcoming Procrastination: The Exclusive Cure

Overcoming procrastination is something you are trying your hands at ever since. However, let’s accept the fact that it is something that will exist …

Procrastination

11 Affordable Ways to Make Your Home Feel Cozier

Regardless of the season, every home can benefit from adding a little cozy comfort. If you're looking to add soft layers and homey touches without spending a fortune, you'll love these cheap solutions! Check out these 11 styling tricks for making your home feel better on a budget — your savings …

The Best 25 Motivational Quotes To Kick Start Every Morning

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thoughts become things, and as entrepreneurs and leaders, it is especially important that we remember to pay attention to our thoughts every day and motivational quotes are a great way of doing this. Your ability to stay motivated isn't …

Motivation

What Motivates Your Leadership?

Today is the <b>27th edition</b> of <b>GIVEAWAY Fridays!</b><p>When you answer the featured question at the bottom of the article, you'll be entered in to win a copy of</b> …

4 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long

Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits …

Secret #1: They focus on minutes, not hours.

Average performers default to hours and half-hour blocks on their calendar. Highly successful people know there are 1,440 minutes in every day and there is nothing more valuable than time. Money can be lost and made again, but time spent can never be reclaimed. As legendary Olympic gymnast Shannon …

Success

5 Ways to Become a Better Leader in 2016

Leaders are not winning a popularity contest of late. Even though companies spent record amounts investing in leadership programs in the past decade, a recent poll by Harvard University found that 70 percent of people believe we are in the midst of a leadership crisis. That's sad.<p>If you are in a …

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Ten quick responses to atheist claims

You don't have to read hundreds of books before you can discuss your faith with an atheist. Sometimes claims and questions that are just short …

That Awkward Relationship Between Catholics and Money

You meet a well-dressed man with a dynamic personality. Through the course of your conversation, you realize that he is very wealthy. Later, you …