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This Land is Our Land
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 8:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Julianne Couch From Orange City, Iowa, to York, Nebraska, and across the Midwest, young organizers are cultivating hope in rural places. ...

Amish Report Staggering Growth in Midwest
Originally Posted: 08/07/2012 - 9:14am | Type: Blog

The Amish are one of the fastest-growing religious groups in North America, according to a new census by researchers at Ohio State University. MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio — The Amish are on ...

Bowling Lanes Disappearing from U.S. Churches
Originally Posted: 03/16/2012 - 5:09pm | Type: Blog

Church bowling alleys are disappearing fast. There are probably fewer than 200 left. PEORIA, Ill. — When Max and Nancy Carson got married at St. Ann Catholic Church in 1974, the o ...

Why I Don't Heed "The Call"
Originally Posted: 11/16/2011 - 6:28am | Type: Blog

Though I treasure my Pentecostal heritage, these days I feel like an outsider looking in, because though it started out as a pacifist movement in the early 20th century, today Pentecostalism (at least in Amer ...