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Burma: Buddhists, Muslims at odds, with Christians as peacemakers

Burma: Buddhists, Muslims at odds, with Christians as peacemakers

Anti-Muslim preaching by a radical Buddhist monk is feeding anti-Muslim sentiment in Burma today. Surprisingly, this is actually opening doors for Christians in a country plagued by violence. All the while the Buddhists and Muslims are at odds, Christians can be peacemakers in Burma.

How to have a Happier Family

How to have a Happier Family

What is the greatest weakness in most families? According to Dr. James H. Bossard, a former professor of sociology, it is the way parents talk in front of their children. He wrote, “I had no idea I would discover a real pattern in the [mealtime] conversation of families. I just wanted to learn what families talked about, but to my amazement I have found that family after family had definite, consistent conversational habits, and that the critical pattern was the most prevalent.

What Kindergarteners Think About God (Video)

What Kindergarteners Think About God (Video)

I asked my kindergartner what he thinks about God and engaged in a fascinating discussion about our Creator, love and heaven with him. When I asked what our Heavenly Father looks like, my son answered, “He’s really big. But not big like a giant. Just big like a man.”

How to Talk to your Child about Weight and Obesity

How to Talk to your Child about Weight and Obesity

America is in an “obesity epidemic,” but how is a parent supposed to address real concerns about a child’s weight and overall health without unleashing unwanted effects or smashing a child’s confidence and self-esteem?

Parenting: 4 Common Financial Mistakes

Parenting: 4 Common Financial Mistakes

As good as intentions may be, some parents’ methods of teaching finances can be misguided. The four most common and how to avoid them are pointed out in a mint.com article.

Disciplining Children: What is the Right Thing to do?

Disciplining Children: What is the Right Thing to do?

Experts say parents most often react when a child misbehaves, a “negative bias” that doesn’t encourage children to do what they should. Instead, they suggest tactics pros use with “difficult” children, including consequences for misbehavior.

Religion May Play More of a Role for America’s Baby Boomer Generation

Religion May Play More of a Role for America’s Baby Boomer Generation

A Gallup pollster predicts that religion will have a more prominent place in American society as a new generation of seniors hits retirement age in the next 20 years. His reasoning: history shows that as people age, they become more religious.

Fewer Babies Being Born to Support Aging Population

Fewer Babies Being Born to Support Aging Population

As birthrates decline, the future burden of taking care of grandma grows.

Operation Christmas Child in Belarus

Operation Christmas Child in Belarus

By Peter Wooding, ANS, Dec. 18, 2012: For the first time ever Operation Christmas Child supporters in the UK were able to join a live webcast of children opening their shoeboxes in Belarus. On December 6th and 9th hundreds connected online from across the UK to see needy children at a social centre and a […]

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