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Amish Report Staggering Growth in Midwest
Originally Posted: 08/07/2012 - 10:14am | 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 - 6:09pm | 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 - 7:28am | 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 ...