Category: Brain health

How to raise your child in a faith network

CATHOLIC CHILDHOOD NETWORKS The Catholic Church has created a network of faith-based child-care centers across the U.S. and Canada, providing services that include daycare, home schooling and other support services.The network is called FaithCare, and its mission is to provide safe, nurturing, child-centered environments that foster faith- and family-based learning, says Catholic ChildCare Alliance President…



AUSTRALIAN BABY RAN ON ‘A NEW WORLD ORDER’ as parents fight to keep him safe

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.— Australian dad Justin Hermans wife, Good Faith Violation, was recently detained for the second time since he returned to the United States.A federal judge in Oregon on Friday sentenced the 28-year-old father to six months in prison after prosecutors charged him with violating his probation and filing false statements under oath in…



The most powerful religious symbols in the world, according to Bloomberg

By Steve Guttenberg | October 11, 2017 08:56:25The world’s most powerful religions are all about faith, according the world’s largest financial database, which ranks them by how much they have a direct impact on people’s lives.The World Values Survey, which includes a number of religious symbols, including a cross, a prayer symbol, and a Buddhist…



How I met an artist who has created a new generation of blind faith albums

I’m not sure what it’s like to be blind, but I’ve had the opportunity to meet many of the artists who have shaped my blind faith experience.One of the most significant, and personally inspiring, of these is Michael Eisner, who is the author of Blind Faith: An Artist and His Faith, which he published in…



How to get a Bible into the home for faith families

By Mark StrassmannFaith Families Academy, founded by the Rev. George Barna, is one of the country’s most prominent faith-based family academies.It is a program for adults who attend religious services and are not parents.It’s the only such program in the country, offering children who are raised Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Pentecostal or any other denomination in…



Which Australian religious groups are more likely to be atheist?

Religion has changed so much over the last century that it’s hard to pin down what exactly it means to be an atheist today.While it used to be common for many Australians to identify as agnostic, humanist, atheist or humanist-inclined, there are a variety of different beliefs, practices and philosophies that make up this diverse…



How to count the number of churches in Australia, from the Bible to the Olympics

The Bible has been used to count all things in Australia for centuries.The count, known as the Good Faith estimate, was made in response to the census that took place in the late 1800s, and the Church of England’s Good Faith count began in the mid-1990s.Today, it’s used to estimate the number and location of…



How to stop the Muslim ban in a week: A guide to the Muslim community

In the past week, President Trump has signed two executive orders that would significantly expand his already unprecedented Muslim ban, according to the Center for Constitutional Rights.The new executive orders will make it easier for the U.S. government to ban certain individuals from entering the country.The first order, issued Friday, allows the government to suspend…



How To Be A Focused, Focused Christian (In 10 Easy Steps)

You’re a new mom, and your mom’s still in shock.Your mom is a devout, devout Christian.She wants to see you succeed.You’re like, “Yes, I’m doing really well!”So you take her to the church, and you’re just like, Wow.It’s a place you’ve never been before.And you have this sense of accomplishment and you think, “Wow, I’ve…



A church dedicated to the life and works of Jesus Christ

A church in the UK is dedicated to one of the most famous religious figures in Christianity: the 12th century church of St. Mary Magdalene.Built in the 1220s and known as the ‘Masters of Holy Orders’, it is one of only a handful of churches in the world dedicated to Jesus Christ.The church was built…