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New research traces growth of Spirit-empowered Christianity

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An in-depth study finds that Spirit-empowered Christianity is growing exponentially around the world and shows no signs of slowing. Oral Roberts University will hold an event on February 24 to release new ...

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Study: Ringing a cancer bell at end of treatment does more harm than good

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We’ve all seen the commercials. A cancer patient rings a bell, triumphantly proclaiming they’ve “beat” cancer. But is that celebratory moment doing more harm than good? Since 1996, the practice has become ...

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Study: We’re brewing our coffee wrong

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You’re brewing your morning coffee all wrong. That’s according to a new study published last week in the academic journal Matter. It took scientists and mathematicians to discover the proper process and ...

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Study on pets finds Evangelical Christians and Catholics more likely to own a dog

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By their pets ye shall know them. That is one of the takeaway messages from a recent study about the relationship between pet ownership and religion, first published in the “Journal for ...

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Reading more in 2020 offers wide-ranging benefits

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A popular New Year’s resolution is to watch less television and read more books. Reading offers a number of benefits according to a story on Beliefnet. Reading is fun. One of the ...

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Study: New friendships get more difficult to find with age

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Studies have found that having a strong circle of friends is good for your health, and longevity. But new studies find that developing new friendships gets more difficult with age. According to ...

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Study that asserted religious kids were ‘less generous’ retracted for bad numbers

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A scholarly scientific article made national headlines in 2015 for showing the negative impact a religious upbringing has on a child’s generosity — except it turns out the opposite is true, and it ...

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News Briefs: Study finds prejudice down under Trump; No Taliban talks; China and 5G; Police union backs Trump

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Here’s your daily news briefs Study says prejudice down under Trump Contrary to media reports, new recent research by a leading university has found that hate crimes and prejudice against other races ...

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Prejudice against Blacks, Hispanics has actually dropped under Trump

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Of all the reasons critics offer for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, the one suggested by Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) is among the most ridiculous. Green argues that Trump’s alleged prejudice serves as ...

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Women do have a better memory than men

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From remembering the dentist appointment to the date of your mother-in-law’s birthday, women are champs. A new study finds that when it comes to specific events, women have better memory and instant ...

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Study: mainstream news favors Democrats 7 to 1

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Mainstream news coverage does not reflect the political make-up of the Democrats and Republicans in Congress. Mainstream media is exceedingly likely to cover news through a partisan filter. So it’s no surprise ...

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Whistleblower says Google blacklisting conservative news

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A former Google software engineer has accused his former employer of political bias and blacklisting through its attempts to manipulate public opinion. The goal, says the whistleblower, is control of news and ...

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Most protestant churchgoers say they think of God each day

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American Protestant churchgoers say God is on their mind throughout their day in both intentional and impromptu moments. The 2019 Discipleship Pathway Assessment study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research identified seeking God as ...

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Study: ‘Preppers’ don’t promote fears, the media does

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Doomsday preppers are famous for stockpiling food, medicine and other supplies in case of an apocalyptic scenario. The practice has long been painted by the media as a peculiar behavior only exhibited ...

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Severe burns after generic phone charger touches necklace

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A young woman suffered severe neck burns after her necklace came in contact with her generic cell phone charger, prompting experts to warn about the potential dangers of using these products. The ...

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Why restaurants hate putting calories on menus

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From Bible studies meeting at the local cafe bakery to lunch out after church, people are more conscience of the calorie count in prepared food and they’re looking at the menu. A ...

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Today’s dads spending more time with kids

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Last week Metro Voice published a story about the negative effects on society when fathers are not present in the lives of their kids. A reader responded that we should publish some ...

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LIFE LESSONS FROM A LITTLE ONE – Alone time

Alone time – Years and countless nights were spent helping prepare my son for sleep from the comforts of our sturdy rocking chair. We may have outgrown the ability to snuggle comfortably ...

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‘Serving others’ more difficult for church-goers

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Everyone is busy. We seem to live in an age where “activities” fill our time. Like most people, Christians often admit having a hard time serving others. This despite it being a ...

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Living at home a stigma after what age?

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A new study says living at home with your parents after college isn’t embarrassing when you’re in your early 20s but as you get older it may be. Current parents, millennials and ...

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Cocaine and sugar addictions have similar withdrawal

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It’s true. A sweet tooth can be more addictive than cocaine is for a crackhead. A new study confirms obesity increases the risk of disease and early death and that if you try ...

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New York Times says religious conservative wives are the happiest; social media completely loses it

Over the weekend, the New York Times caused an uproar of anger on social media after they published an op-ed showcasing a report that detailed the happiest of American wives identify as religious conservatives. ...

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Study finds Missouri has huge drug problem

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Missouri has a drug problem. That’s the conclusion of a study that found Missouri has one of the worst drug problems in the country while Kansas is significantly better. The personal-finance website ...

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Socialism isn’t free: millennials learn hard lesson

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Free isn’t always free. That’s what a new study finds millennials are leaning when it comes to government programs and socialism. The survey by the Harvard Institute of Politics shows 18-to-29-year-old voters ...

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Study: Restroom hand dryers suck in, blow out poo onto users

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An exhaustive study has revealed that hand dryers in public bathrooms are blowing out fecal matter onto people’s hands. The report, published in the Applied and Environmental Microbiology Journal, said that scientists put ...

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