The experience and voices of minorities have found their way into our national conversation. The teaching of history is being adjusted to give them a more prominent voice. And the loyal soldiers in the culture war are pushing back.
Anger. Worry. Self-doubt. Susan Sparks’ latest work is no Pollyannaish book that pretends that faith is a magic bullet that will make all of our problems disappear. It does give us new ways of looking at our problems.
Plenty of trends look tough for the church’s future. So much of the church of our generation has left a bad taste in people’s mouths. It’s enough to depress anyone. But the church will be fine, and its future filled with laughter.
Good Faith Media is developing a podcast network that will include original content, partnership productions and curated podcasts from other organizations. We hope others join the network and help spread a little good faith.
Nurses have been ranked as the most trustworthy and ethical profession for nearly two decades. They’ve earned this honor because they will be brutally honest to save lives and restore health. But that honesty carries a heavy toll.
We all saw the sad news from Israel on April 29 when 45 people were crushed to death and 150 others injured during a Lag B’Omer festival in Meron, a town in upper Galilee. But what is Lag B’Omer, and why is it such a big deal?
Former president Donald Trump famously attacked journalists as an ‘enemy of the people’ and criticized accurate reporting that held him accountable as ‘fake news.’ And many Christians applauded. We must stand for truth, not lies.
While we certainly are called to lend helping hands, it doesn’t seem God needs or wants our impatient or even well-intended coercion of the assumed unconverted. That’s one lesson learned from the legend of my great-grandfather.
I experienced a spiritual calling to journalism when I was 19 while watching TV. My calling came through the voice of Ed Asner, playing a newspaper editor on CBS’ hit show, ‘Lou Grant.’ For me, journalism is a way to do good.
Early in April, Second Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia, was contacted by the state’s Department of Health as a potential location to administer COVID-19 vaccines to the community. More than 200 people were vaccinated.
Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. The verdict is in. Now, we all know who killed George Floyd. Derek Chauvin was convicted by a jury of his peers. I needed to see justice done with my own eyes. Or I would never believe in justice again.
When millions do not accept basic, verifiable information as readily as drivers follow their GPS devices, society meanders in the wilderness at breakneck speed with its headlights off. That’s why we need to support a free press.
Winning the Oscar for best picture, ‘Nomadland’ tells the story of a woman who, after her husband dies and her town shrivels up when the local plant closes, begins to live a life on the road and meets other nomads in her journey.
Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum severely devalued the cultures, systems and religions of Indigenous peoples, claiming the US was ‘birthed from nothing’ when colonists arrived. While his main claim was wrong, he got one thing right.
More Americans are living alone. This trend – along with the rise in online interactions, work-from-home policies and social distancing over the last year – adds to a culture of loneliness. This failure to connect has consequences.