Boys and Guns

Boys and Guns

There’s something about boyhood and guns. Whether it’s a pointed finger or a toy pistol, boys start pretending to shoot people as soon as they pick up the concept from cartoons, video games, or other boys. It brings a feeling of power, and boys like that. The problem...
Deaths from Alcohol, Drugs and Suicide Spiked in 2020

Deaths from Alcohol, Drugs and Suicide Spiked in 2020

The combined number of U.S. deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide jumped 20% from 2019 to 2020, according to a report published in late May by Trust for America’s Health. Total deaths reached nearly 187,000 in 2020, with over 96,000 drug-related, over 49,000...
Running Through the Night

Running Through the Night

At 37, Paul Burgess has been a pastor long enough to know that many people struggle with their mental health, especially during the dark winter months when daylight is in short supply. He also understands the important role ministers and churches can play in providing...