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Amid concerns about young people leaving the Church, another problem facing the Catholic church is a decline in nuns. According to the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, there are currently under 50,000 religious Catholic sisters in the U.S., a 13 percent decline from 2010 and a 72 percent decline from 1965. Nuns are dying off and fewer young women are stepping in to replace them. As Time points out, part of the decline may come from the Vatican’s scrutiny of American nuns. Today’s nuns tend to be more progressive than the Vatican, which issued a crackdown on American nuns in 2012 ... Discuss

YouVersion, the immensely popular Bible app, just hit a very big landmark in a long string of pretty impressive ones: 150 million downloads. According to the organization's website, YouVersion is available in almost a thousand different versions and 679 languages ... Discuss

5 Myths about Christian Education

A few common misconceptions about Bible school and seminary. Read More

Confessions of a Recovering Cynic

Sometimes, cynicism isn't an attitude to be corrected but a journey to be completed. Read More

Generation Rising

Can millennials' negative labels be the catalyst for revolution? Read More

You Know You Were a ’90s Church Kid If …

A fond tribute to WWJD bracelets, side hugs and kissing dating goodbye. Read More