Major U.S. Supermarkets Failing on Plastic Reduction

Major U.S. Supermarkets Failing on Plastic Reduction

Major supermarkets in the U.S. are not doing enough to reduce single-use plastics and the resulting waste, according to a Greenpeace report published March 1. The organization analyzed 20 major U.S. supermarkets regarding their initiatives “to reduce their reliance on...
Christmas Can’t Come Too Soon?

Christmas Can’t Come Too Soon?

The date was Sept. 17. I remember it because it was remarkably early – the earliest I can remember seeing such a thing. I had driven to the local Lowe’s Home Improvement store to buy collard plants for our little garden and a hook latch for the screen door. Nothing...

Greed: The Sin You Think Doesn’t Affect You

Few people think they are prone to greed. That was the result of an anecdotal I conducted recently as I was preparing a sermon on this topic. Folks admitted to anger, envy and gluttony, but no one confessed a problem with greed. A few attributed greed to others, but...

Doing Good With Christmas Shopping

Six, high-end catalogues arrived at our home on a single day. A few more arrived over the next few days. More are expected. On the men’s side, one catalogue had a cashmere sweater for $300, a suede jacket for $1,065, a corduroy shirt for $175 and boxers for $48....