Health Care Workers Face Pandemic Trauma

Health Care Workers Face Pandemic Trauma

We need to expand our understanding of trauma. Often, attention goes to the military and their experiences of “soldiering,” but a wide range of experiences results in trauma. The child removed from a dangerous home only to be placed in a dangerous foster care...
Social Distancing Up, Public Mask Wearing Common

Social Distancing Up, Public Mask Wearing Common

The number of U.S. adults practicing strict social distancing is on the rise while most are wearing masks inside stores and businesses, according to two reports published by Gallup in mid-December. Gallup’s Nov. 16-29 survey results, published Dec. 11, revealed that...
Loving All Our Neighbors Besieged by COVID-19

Loving All Our Neighbors Besieged by COVID-19

International cooperation is a Christian value. It can beat COVID-19. Christ’s words in Luke 10:36-37 to the lawyer who challenges him are a convicting reminder of the call given to every Christian: to love God and to love neighbor. “‘Which of these three, do you...
SCOTUS Ruling Not a Religious Freedom Victory

SCOTUS Ruling Not a Religious Freedom Victory

Some houses of faith in the U.S. will see the recent Supreme Court ruling as a victory for religious freedom. Many conservative faith leaders and constituents have supported the Republican Party’s efforts to increase the number of conservative SCOTUS justices by...