How Can I Know I’m a Child of God? Three Minute Clip on Assurance
If the Holy Spirit is leading you to kill your sin and become more dependent on Jesus, you may know you are a child of God.
The Pope Just Released A List of 10 Tips for Becoming a Happier Person and They Are Spot On
The Pope Just Released A List of 10 Tips for Becoming a Happier Person and They Are Spot On In a recent interview with the Argentine publication Viva, Pope Francis issued a list of 10 tips to be a happier person, based on his own life experiences The Pope encouraged people to be more positive and generous, to turn off the TV and find healthier forms of leisure, and even to stop trying to convert people to one’s own religion. But his number one piece of advice came in the form of a somewhat cliche Italian phrase that means, “move forward and let others do the same.” It’s basically the Italian equivalent of, “live and let live.” You can check out the full list below. The Pope gives a thumbs up to an…
SBC 2019: Guide to Birmingham
The 2019 SBC is almost here, so it’s with great pleasure that we introduce our seventh annu...
RealtyHop Housing Affordability Index: June 2019
Posted May 29th, 2019 In this June installment of the RealtyHop Housing Affordability Index, we investigate the decision to purchase a home in the 100 most populous cities across America. Is homeownership affordable or even possible for the average family in each city? Every month we analyze proprietary RealtyHop data alongside comprehensive U.S. Census data to find out. See how your city fares in affordability 1. Los Angeles, CA continued to be the most expensive city in America to own a home. In fact, the city saw a 0.72% increase in our index, meaning that the average household would need to allocate 90.1% of total monthly income to own a home. 2. Miami, FL displaced New York to take second place on our list. The city’s index remained steady, anchored by an average…
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
42 Community Church
Before we dive in, I’d like to start the same way Sarah Bessey started in her book, “Jesus Feminist”, by relaxing our fists and resting in…
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for June 2019
Your offering last week empowered ministry within our congregation and in response to the needs of our community. It also supported the work of our church with youth and young adults and events like the quadrennial gathering, Youth 2019, to be held this July in Kansas City.
Illinois Senate gives 'Reproductive Health Act' final passage
The Catholic Conference of Illinois represents the Catholic Church at the Illinois Capitol, advocates for legislation that respects life and human dignity, strengthens our children's education, and upholds marriage and the family.
Niwano: Reflections on Living Together in Diversity
Voyager 1, a space probe launched by NASA 39 years ago in 1977, left our solar system in 2012 and entered interstellar space. As an artificial object, it has traveled the farthest and has been updating the record in human history. Voyager 1 completed its mission to explore the planets Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus, and as it left the solar system, it sent back 64 photographs. In them, we see the Earth photographed from a distance of 6.5 billion kilometers.
how my daughter challenged my comfortable faith
I grew up going to church and learning about God. Maybe partly because of that, I spent years taking Christianity for granted. I pursued a comfortable faith. Pleasant enough, but not particularly bold or especially memorable.