Ministry

About Hobby Lobby: Who Gets Hurt by Religious Exemptions

September 16, 2012
Thumbnail image for About Hobby Lobby: Who Gets Hurt by Religious Exemptions So Hobby Lobby is suing the federal government, hoping for a religious exemption so that its health insurance plan isn't required to cover "abortion causing drugs." Apparently, now you only have to obey laws you completely agree with.
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Should You Enter the Ministry?

July 16, 2012
Thumbnail image for Should You Enter the Ministry? Ministry is a tough, lonely profession that makes ministers and their families unhealthy in a multitude of ways. There was a day when this meme was limited to the bitter and disenchanted, but no more. Now the statistics back it up too.
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What You Don’t Know About Your Minister

February 17, 2012
Thumbnail image for What You Don’t Know About Your Minister You may not know this, but your minister is hiding. They might be hidng their taste for microbrewed beers. Or cheap boxed wine. Or their alchonolism. They might be hiding their love of anime. Or monster truck rallies. Or gay cinema. But they’re hiding something. Because that’s what their job demands. One of the great misconceptions about ministry is that ministers are completely open about who they are. Or…
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What Your Minister Gives Up for You

December 31, 2011
Thumbnail image for What Your Minister Gives Up for You What would you say if you learned that your minister was making the majority of his personal income not from the church but from ownership of a payday loan establishments next to the church? Or what if you found out she makes a good living writing erotica under a pen name?
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