Latest Protestantism Stories

2012-07-20 23:03:05

Living Word Worship Center, a Pentecostal Church of God in Bryan, Texas announced that their Kids Crusade was a great success. The Kids Crusade featured the clown and puppet ministry of Inka the Clown and Friends. Bryan, TX (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Living Word Worship Center, a Bryan, Texas church affiliated with the Pentecostal Church of God, recently announced that their recent Kids Crusade was a great success. The Kids Crusade was a six-day children's evangelistic event that featured...

2012-03-13 10:45:47

Research from the University of Warwick suggests suicide rates are much higher in protestant areas than catholic areas. Professor Sascha Becker from the University of Warwick´s Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Society (CAGE) has published his latest paper Knocking on Heaven´s Door? Protestantism and Suicide. The study investigates whether religion is an influence in the decision to commit suicide, above and beyond other matters that may play a role, such as the...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'