Archives for Jun 26, 2014 @ 14:35

World Vision’s Newest Shift

Sarah Pulliam Bailey: RNS) World Vision tested evangelical boundaries three months ago when it announced it would allow its employees to be in same-sex marriages. The policy was short-lived; the relief group reversed it within 48 hours after supporters threatened to pull donations. In the past, World Vision has requested that it be known as a Christian humanitarian organization, not necessarily an [Read More…]

What it will take for the Cubs to win the World Series?

Tom Morello: One of America’s finest guitarists has a letter in Rolling Stones magazine. I have the bare outline here, and at the link you can read his explanation. By Tom Morello June 21, 2014 12:05 AM ET I’m a Chicago Cubs fan. I grew up in Libertyville, Illinois and attended my first game at Wrigley [Read More…]

Is There Room in the Middle? (RJS)

Karl Giberson has an interesting article at The Daily Beast – What’s Driving America’s Evolution Divide?. A recent Gallup Poll reported a consistent increase in the number of people who hold that humans evolved, but God had no part in the process, a steady number who hold that humans did not evolve and a drop in [Read More…]

Pseudo-maturity: A New Study

Jan Hoffman’s fascinating and insightful article, and you can read more at the link: At 13, they were viewed by classmates with envy, admiration and not a little awe. The girls wore makeup, had boyfriends and went to parties held by older students. The boys boasted about sneaking beers on a Saturday night and swiping [Read More…]