Give Thanksgiving the Bird
23 November 2015
I don’t want to lie to you. I’m not going to say, “Just buck up, camper.” Ministry is incredibly difficult, and it isn’t often easy to feel thankful because of it. Kids sass you. Adults critique you. Church misunderstands you. Satan attacks you. Now that we got that out..
Discussion Starter: Refugee Policy Debated Amid Terrorism Fears
19 November 2015
In the News Washington, D.C.—Following last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, in which ISIS militants killed 129 people and injured hundreds more, America and Europe are rethinking their refugee policies. At least one suspect had entered Europe among a wave of Syrian refugees. Since 2011,..
Discussion Starter: Racial Strife Leads to Campus Unrest
13 November 2015
In the News Columbia, Mo.—Years of simmering racial tension came to a boiling point this week at the University of Missouri, leading to the resignation of two top officials. African-American students, who comprise about eight percent of the state system’s flagship campus, say racist incidents..
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09 November 2015
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Discussion Starter: Teens Use Media 9 Hours Daily, Report Finds
06 November 2015
In the News New York—According to a report from the nonprofit Common Sense Media, teenagers spend about nine hours each day using media for their enjoyment. That doesn’t include media use for homework. Calling the numbers “mind-boggling,” James Steyer, the group’s CEO, said teenagers “spend..