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Does New ‘Fight Church’ Documentary Hit Below the Belt?

Peanuts and Popcorn "Fight Church" Poster (Film Harvest) “The first time I ever watched Mixed Martial Arts was on television at a church-sponsored fight night party...

The Magic of Stillness

Healing and Transformation “Be still. Stillness reveals the secrets of eternity.” ~ Lao Tzu Suffering is ubiquitous. Many lose hope and remain addicted to their cravings....

Adrian Peterson: When Does Spanking Become Abuse?

Dr. Mintle thumb This week has been filled with reports about NFL Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's accusation of reckless or negligent injury to his...

An Inspirational Guide to Weight Loss

Everyday Inspiration “Eating crappy food isn't a reward -- it's a punishment.” - Drew Carey I’m not a doctor, fitness expert or weight loss expert. I’m just a...


10 Books Every Child Should Read Gospel Greats abuse Peace summit
Studies show that the most important thing parents and teachers of early learners can do to build literacy skills in children is to read aloud to them. Here are 10 books that every... read more »
These singers transformed the way gospel music was heard and felt. Here are some gospel greats that defined the genre. read more »
Here are several ways to start moving past the pain of abuse to live a fulfilled life. read more »
The World Alliance of Religions Peace Summit leads discussion among international youth and religious community leaders in the hopes to formulate a peace plan and cease war. read more »