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In The World—April 5, 2015

By Christy Barritt Stained Glass Windows Making Comeback A new Barna survey found that 67 percent of young adults ages 18 to 29 chose the word “classic” to describe their ideal church. Only 33 preferred a trendy church as their ideal. With that information, many experts are projecting that stained glass windows will be making […]


In The World—March 29, 2015

By Christy Barritt A Study on . . . Pajamas A new poll has found that the average man wears his pajamas two weeks in a row before washing them. Women wear the same set for 17 days. Women’s top excuse for utilizing the same set so often was that they forgot how long they’d […]

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In The World—March 22, 2015

By Christy Barritt Trends in Christian Culture According to Ed Stetzer, the president of LifeWay Research, there are several future trends he sees in the Christian community.  First, Stetzer feels that the word Christian will become less used and more clear. He identified three different types of Christians: Cultural (those who identify as Christians mostly […]

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In The World—March 15, 2015

By Christy Barritt Christians in North Korea Facing More Danger David Curry, the CEO of Open Doors USA, an organization that aids persecuted Christians throughout the world, wrote in an editorial that Christians in North Korea are living under extreme persecution. According to Curry, there are between 50,000 and 70,000 Christians imprisoned in labor camps […]

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In The World—March 8, 2015

By Christy Barritt Most Popular Bible Verses YouVersion Bible App revealed the most popular verses people looked up in 2014.  Topping the list was Romans 12:2: “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s […]