The Stray Birds
While The Stray Birds fit into the folk tradition, most of the songs don’t seem to cut into deep political ideas like those of former generations’ folk singers.
2015: A year of heightened expectations
The need for food assistance has been exacerbated by violent conflict in places such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The violence has led to farmers being evicted from farmlands.
A Difficult Job: Caregiving
in spite of the tough emotional, spiritual, and physical work of caregiving, there are blessings—or benefits for those involved.;;
Not based on a true story
You just can’t include everything and every nuance. And directors of dramatic films are interested in a dramatic story that fits their larger vision.
A faithful leader engages creation care
In the movement for earth care… Faith in Place’s engaged and engaging leadership is a bright spot of hope.
Our children bring us their observations and astonishment and frequently want to tell us what they’re seeing, thinking, or wondering. Do we have time for their questions and insights?;;
MasterChef and Master Chef Junior
These are not kids making boxed mac and cheese with sliced hot dogs. They’re throwing out terms like chimmichurri, deconstructed, and branzino and cook restaurant-quality dishes with unique ingredients.
Trending toward Professional, Female-Led Churches
Those in the under-65 crowd are responding, “If I have more dollars than time, why can’t I just give a donation so a professional can be hired?”;;
Selma brings the stakes of being black in the American South to life with horrific clarity.
The true cost of war
In each of the past three years, more active military personnel have lost their lives to suicide than were killed in combat in Afghanistan.