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Fewer U.S. Protestant pastors affirm that the U.S. economy is having a positive impact on their congregations in 2019, a LifeWay report said. Positive responses dropped from 45% in 2018 to 30% this year. […] Read More

Social safety nets have been vital in efforts to lower poverty over the past 50 years, a report says. Without such programs, an additional 37 million people, including 7 million children, would have been in poverty in 2018. […] Read More

Laura Landgraf is a social activist, retreat leader, motivational speaker and the author of “The Fifth Sister.” […] Read More

The rate of employment is lower and the poverty rate is higher in rural portions of the US compared to metro areas, the USDA reports. Per capita income declined from 2015 to 2017 in more rural parts of the nation. […] Read More

Christians who appreciate short sermons would find a welcome home in Roman Catholic congregations in the U.S., a report found. The median sermon length by Catholic clergy was 14 minutes. […] Read More

Record numbers of U.S. adults report delaying medical treatment due to the cost, a Gallup report found. One out of three put off any sort of treatment because of the cost they would have to pay. […] Read More

Even though nearly two-thirds of US adults affirm that global climate change affects their local communities, their political affiliations influence how severe or mild they consider the threat. […] Read More

About one out of five student loans, roughly 8.6 million, offered through U.S. government programs are in default, a report said, with students at for-profit schools generally defaulting at higher rates than others. […] Read More

John Daugherty is retiring as the director of operations with Operation Inasmuch Inc. in Knoxville, Tennessee. […] Read More

Funding and staff cuts at 30 state environmental agencies over a decade have made it more difficult to assess and enforce violations of environmental rules put in place to protect public health, a nonprofit group said. […] Read More