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Some churches have what seems to be a skewed version of Christian fellowship and it could make an uncomfortable situation even worse.

Faith
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Much of the world seems to be on an extended ‘Giraffe Watch,’ waiting for a reticulated giraffe named April at a New York state animal park to deliver a calf.

Life
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People worried about the sugary soda crisis should be happy to hear the news that bottled water sales have now surpassed soda sales.

Life
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You learn that someone you know has committed some sort of crime and is trying to dodge authorities: would you say they on the lam or lamb?

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There’s a growing discontent among bloggers over a simple word most of us have used without thinking twice about it. The word is ‘content.’

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The sitcom ‘M*A*S*H’ was set in South Korea during the Korean War and focused on the 4077th mobile army surgical hospital — thus the initials — in Uijeongbu.

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In my real job, I make a lot of phone calls and I am still amazed by the amount of voicemail instructions I have to sit through before I can leave a message.

Life
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NPR ran an interesting story about Christian podcasts and the podcast producers who are taking conversations you aren’t likely to hear in church to a new platform.

Faith
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Ever heard of the Area Code Scam? It actually has various names, but it involves a trick to make you call an expensive long distance number.

Life
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The live-action Disney film ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is catching flak over a reported gay scene between two characters.

Life
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Some people who use the title ‘Mr. President’ in referring to the Chief Executive get accused of being disrespectful.

Grammar
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There’s an assumption I think a lot of newbie bloggers make about coming up with blogging ideas that I think it’s important to dispel.

Blogging
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