Archives for Mar 27, 2012 @ 12:41

Living Alone, Living Depressed

From CNN: ( — It’s long been known that elderly people are more prone to depression and other mental-health problems if they live on their own. New research suggests the same pattern may also be found in younger, working-age adults. In a study of nearly 3,500 men and women ages 30 to 65, researchers in [Read More…]

Mimi Chakarova, on sex trafficking

From CNN: And after all, this human trafficking phenomenon isn’t a new criminal trend. It’s existed since the beginning of documented time. But what is astonishing to me is how recently we agreed to agree that sex slavery should be punished by law. Think about it. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime defined the [Read More…]

Is Science Ever-Changing and Thus Untrustworthy? (RJS)

Karl Giberson’s new book, The Wonder of the Universe: Hints of God in Our Fine-Tuned World, is divided into two parts. Part One describes the wonder of our universe, the process of discovery that led to our modern understanding of the universe, and the fine-tuning of the cosmological constants that make life on our planet [Read More…]

You and Your Church’s “Statement of Faith”

This from a friend … If you attend a typical independent evangelical church, even one that is more pragmatic than doctrinaire, the church probably has a written “Statement of Faith,” which members are supposed to uphold.  As someone who participates in a community like Jesus Creed, you’ve probably thought through some of the issues reflected [Read More…]