Baptist Pension Funds Built to Withstand Bear Markets

While headlines of people losing their retirement savings shock the world, pension board executives say diversity and long-term investments help Baptist retirement plan funds weather bear markets. People who lose their life’s savings usually have all their money...

Parents Choose Homeschooling for Different Reasons

Cheryl Certain taught her children at home for six years. She found homeschooling rewarding—and grueling. Nobody knows for sure how many children are homeschooled, but in 2001 the National Center for Education Statistics estimated between 709,000 and nearly 1 million...

Public Needs to Know How to Live Healthy Lives

Ignorance is the greatest barrier to good nutrition and healthy living, according to popular author, educator and physician Andrew Weil. “I would say the biggest obstacle (to healthy living) is the lack of education and information,” Weil told...

Intentional Communities Replace 60s Communes

Jesus freaks and atheists, revolutionaries and apoliticals, sexually puritanical and promiscuous, you could find just about any type of commune in the 1960s. Only a few of the original communes are still active, but there is a growing number of “modern”...