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• Can Christians Do Magic?

  Should a Christian Do Magic or Conjuring? By Robert H. Hill Doesn’t the Bible forbid magic, fortune-telling and ventriloquism? Is it right for a Christian to be involved in sleight of hand and illusion–aren’t these instruments dishonest and deceptive? A Problem of Vocabulary First, let’s get our terms defined. When the Bible (especially certain [...]

Posted by: kidhelper on Thursday, November 14th, 2013

• Grand Parenting Stats

Research: Some Stats on Grand Parenting “By 2010 there will be more than 80 million grand parents, 33 percent more than there were in 1992. But the vast numbers of grand parents now and to come tell only part of the story. Today 82 percent of the grand parents have seen a grandchild in the [...]

Posted by: kidhelper on Saturday, June 18th, 2011

• Top Ten Fatherhood Facts

Top 10 Fatherhood Facts from The National Fatherhood initiative 24 million children (34 percent) live absent their biological father. Nearly 20 million children (27 percent) live in single-parent homes. 1.35 million births (33 percent of all births) in 2000 occurred out of wedlock. 43 percent of first marriages dissolve within fifteen years; about 60 percent [...]

Posted by: kidhelper on Sunday, June 15th, 2008

• Evaluating Play Equipment

We are working on building a playground for some children in India. So we are partnering with Kids Around the World, who have successfully installed over 100 playgrounds worldwide now. In doing my homework about playgrounds, I ran across this excellent article by Anne-Marie Spencer, who has offered this helpful article on Evaluating Play Equipment. [...]

Posted by: kidhelper on Monday, May 12th, 2008

• U.S. Church Demographics

I ran across this interesting demographic research of the distribution of denominations. This research was produced by the Glenmary Research Center (a Catholic group). The fine print indicates that the County designations are based on the total number of adherents reported by each church body divided by the county population in 2000. Majority counties are [...]

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Posted by: kidhelper on Tuesday, April 15th, 2008