By: Stacy Sergent When someone is grieving the loss of a loved one, the less said the better. Well-meaning words can be hurtful. Here are five suggestions on what to say - if you have to say something.
By: Chuck Summers Humans have radically altered the landscape of the earth. Many animals now have only a fraction of their original habitat. What we do with the land around us has repercussions on numerous species.
By: Guy Sayles Life's creative tensions constantly pull at us. On one hand, we're enjoying college football, Star Wars and cat videos. On the other, we are called to care for our neighbors near and far. How do we find balance?
By: Zach Dawes Record lottery jackpots in the U.K. and the U.S. are grabbing international headlines and emptying wallets. But lost in all the excitement over the big payoff are two troubling realities.
By: William Hooper Our society is polarized because no one listens to what other persons are saying. It's easier to spew ad hominem attacks against our opponents than to listen and evaluate their views.
By: Zach Dawes Often referred to as modern-day slavery, human trafficking is a global scourge with a significant presence in the U.S - up to 27 million victims. Here are 5 ways your church can help end this sinful practice.
By: Trevor Barton Many refugees, like 7-year-old Maria, are seeking a new life and a deeper hope in a place that will welcome them with an open heart and a helping hand. Can you see them? They're in the shape of God's heart.
By: Gary Furr ISIS' world is totally closed to any rational thought. They believe their bizarre theology is correct and that they are the tripwire to cause the world's end, said a French citizen held captive by ISIS for 10 months.
By: Nick Lear Changing your Facebook profile picture with an overlay of the French flag may not make much difference, but it is at least a statement of defiance that evil will not win. And God's love can stop the cycle of violence.
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By: Martin Marty (The Martin Mary Center: Sightings) In a scandal-filled football season, with stories of dementia and deaths increasingly common, it should be easy to raise questions about the morality of the national sport. It isn't.
By: Martin Accad When a Muslim commits a terrorist act, some complain Muslim leaders aren't doing enough to condemn them. But Muslim groups have condemned them many times - with little, if any, media coverage.