US Majority Plans Family Gatherings at Christmas

US Majority Plans Family Gatherings at Christmas

Most U.S. adults say they plan to gather with family during the Christmas holiday despite the pandemic, according to a LifeWay Research report published Dec. 1. Sixty percent of respondents said they planned to visit family either the same amount (47%) or more (13%)...
Permission to Hope

Permission to Hope

The global pandemic is far from over, but a flicker of light illuminates hope. As a dark winter settles over the United States, COVID-19 rages. Confirmed cases and deaths rise at alarming rates. Communities are shutting back down to combat the spreading virus....
Teachers Need Your Support Now More Than Ever

Teachers Need Your Support Now More Than Ever

The ongoing uncontrolled pandemic is affecting our nation in profound ways. I see an increase of cultural depression and anxiety. I call it such because it is like a kind of “flu” affecting so many in our society. There are always folks who suffer from depression and...
It’s All Happened Before

It’s All Happened Before

Nonessential businesses and churches forced to close. Countless students unable to attend school. Public gatherings, including sporting events, restricted to small numbers or not allowed. Face mask mandates enacted. This describes the situation in 1918 as accurately...
US Public Wants COVID-19 Facts, Struggles to Find Them

US Public Wants COVID-19 Facts, Struggles to Find Them

A majority (57%) of U.S. adults are paying close attention to the ongoing pandemic, but many are struggling to find trustworthy information, and few individuals or institutions garner much trust. Overall, 90% are either paying “extremely / very close” (57%) or...