October 10, 2014 Third Way

Not only is the acting superb across the board but, writer Beresford has magically found time to develop at least a dozen characters, giving one after another their own personal moment to shine.

Teachers Who Help Children Succeed

October 9, 2014 Melodie Davis

;Karen was in her second year of teaching second grade when Lawrence entered her classroom on the first day of school and announced, “My uncle got shot.” That got her attention.;

Building Strong Health Systems Must Be a Priority

October 9, 2014 Third Way

3,500 people have died as a result of the current Ebola outbreak. By way of comparison, more than 600,000 people die from malaria every year.

Woman to Woman

October 3, 2014 Third Way

Love songs tend to offer only one side of the story, or one emotional response.

Charles and Two Cats

October 2, 2014 Melodie Davis

With the marvelous sense that animals have, Tommy somehow knew when there was a newly opened slot in Charles’ house and heart, and came over and made friends.;;


September 26, 2014 Third Way

Frank isn’t a biopic, but rather a fictitious look at how artistry, mental illness, and loyalty intersect.

Choosing smartly

September 26, 2014 Celeste Kennel-Shank

Living simply and adopting new technology aren’t necessarily at odds. One simply has to be careful how one uses technology and to watch out for potential abuse.

I Used to Love Motorcycles – By Guest Columnist Michelle Sinclair

September 25, 2014 Melodie Davis

The red Honda dirt bike belonged to my babysitter’s 13-year-old son, the brother I never had.

Mennonites join the Peoples Climate March

September 25, 2014 Third Way

On September 21, an estimated 400,000 people took part in the People’s Climate March in New York City ahead of the United Nations Climate Summit. Merv Horst, Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship, and Lawrence Jennings, Infinity Mennonite Church, helped to organize the participation of several dozen Mennonites, including groups from Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New York, and Ontario, Canada. Jennings, a member of the committee that organized the march, initially focused on outreach to African-American churches of various denominations, realizing how communities of color in the U.S. are disproportionately impacted by climate change and how those impacts compound existing health and economic […]


September 19, 2014 Third Way

But the film is more than simply a unique approach to storytelling. It also confronts viewers with the poignant passage of time and how quickly our lives go by.