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Countries With Less Religious Diversity Have More Faith-Based Violence

Is it easier to love thy neighbor as thyself if he practices a different religion?<p>Chalk up a win today for pluralism.<p>On Friday, the Pew Research Center released a report on the countries with the most and least religious diversity, and the results—at least at first glance—are what you might expect. …

Let It Go

• <b>Author:</b> T.D. Jakes<p>T.D. Jakes, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Reposition Yourself</i>, <i>Making Great Decisions</i>, and more than a dozen other titles, presents this book on forgiveness, demonstrating once again why he is called “a spiritual genius,” a “master of meeting mankind eye to eye,” and one of …

Kingdom Woman

• <b>Author:</b> Tony Evans<p>A kingdom woman gives the devil as much reason to fear as a kingdom man. She lives confidently in the knowledge that Christ died and rose for her so that she can experience the significance of the destiny to which she has been called.<p>In <i>Kingdom Woman</i>, Tony Evans and his daughter, …

Who Is This Man?

• <b>Author:</b> John Ortberg<p>Jesus' impact on our world is highly unlikely, widely inescapable, largely unknown, and decidedly double-edged. It is unlikely in light of the severe limitations of his earthly life; it is inescapable because of the range of impact; it is unknown because history doesn't connect …

Crazy Busy

• <b>Author:</b> Kevin DeYoung<p>Winner of the 2014 Christian Book of the Year Award<p>“I’M TOO BUSY!” We’ve all heard it. We’ve all said it. All too often, busyness gets the best of us.<p>Just one look at our jam-packed schedules tells us how hard it can be to strike a well-reasoned balance between doing nothing …

Posting Your Religion Online Could Cost You That Job

Job candidates who share their religious affiliations on Facebook and Twitter could have a more difficult time finding work, new research suggests.<p>A …

Jesus Is

• <b>Author:</b> Judah Smith<p><b>A New York Times Best-Seller!</b><p><b>Jesus is ____. How would you finish that sentence?</b><p>The subject is there, and so is the verb, but what comes next? Your answer could shed light on the path to becoming who you were made to be.<p>In these pages, Judah Smith fills out that sentence again and …

Inheritance and Invention: Flannery O’Connor’s Prayer Journal

How should one pray? Not even the Psalmists or the disciples knew the answer. The Psalms are filled with pleas for God to place words on the tongues of believers; the disciples were even so bold as to ask Christ to teach them how to pray. The struggle to listen, but also to speak to God, animates …

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Church urges 6-week break from social media: Could you handle it? - TODAY.com

Today<p>With that annual period of self-denial leading up to Easter, many try to decide what to surrender. The Russian Orthodox Church — which observes Easter about a month after Catholic and Protestant churches do this year — has a suggestion: Give up Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and all the social …

Christianity

How Churches Use Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Religion isn't a word often associated with technology — but it should be.<p>Communication between religious organizations and their followers has …