Public Education in the Wake of COVID-19

Public Education in the Wake of COVID-19

Public education has long been a petri dish through which many of society’s challenges, quirks, triumphs and conflicts have passed. Emerging, in fits and starts from the pandemic, U.S. children are confronting many of the same unique adjustments that their...
An Awful Calculus Facing Parents and Children

An Awful Calculus Facing Parents and Children

My 14-year-old son participated in some awful calculus today. He heard that there was an active shooter at my school and, though he wanted to text me for assurance that I was OK, indeed, still alive, he feared that a beep or vibration might alert a predator to my...
Is Disagreeing Agreeably on Facebook Possible?

Is Disagreeing Agreeably on Facebook Possible?

I created a private Facebook group nearly two years ago that focused on constructive dialogue. The dream for the group – Disagreeing Agreeably Is an Art – was to create a platform on Facebook that would encourage people from the entire spectrum of philosophical...

Evangelical Icon David Wilkerson Dies in Car Crash

(RNS) Evangelist David Wilkerson, who wrote the popular book “The Cross and the Switchblade” and founded New York’s Times Square Church, died in a traffic accident Wednesday (April 27). Wilkerson, 79, died after his car slammed into a tractor-trailer on a highway...