It’s time to honor the hard work of raising children

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The church should be at the vanguard of a much-needed revolution in caretaking and the raising of children, says a young mother of four. We own the groundwork, the history and the theology of care.  This article originally appeared at Faith and Leadership. By Andrea Palpant Dilley A male friend of mine recently struck up [Read More...]

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The remarkable power of simply telling the truth

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By Timothy Askew; reprinted from Inc. with the kind permission of Timothy Askew. “O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive!”–Sir Walter Scott The problem with lying is not that it is immoral so much as that it is not efficacious in business or in life. Research increasingly shows that [Read More...]

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Art, theology, and faith: an interview with the editor of Image Journal

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  The founder and editor of Image journal talks about why it’s important for people of faith — and those grappling with questions of faith — to engage with art. This article originally appeared at Faith and Leadership. Does religion have a culture problem, or does culture have a religion problem? Has the Christian community [Read More...]

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Why It Takes More than a New Year’s Resolution to Truly Change Yourself

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By Timothy Askew; reprinted from Inc. with the kind permission of Timothy Askew. Most of us make New Year’s resolutions. I don’t mean to be a downer, but the odds of instituting big changes, and even incremental ones, are not high. At least that is historically true for me. Certainly lots of studies reveal that [Read More...]

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NEWS: ReFrame in Prisons and Schools

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Here’s our latest communication from the folks at ReFrame about their success in bringing work and life together. Dear Friends, The variety and diversity of the ReFrame stories we’re hearing are a huge encouragement to us. In Washington state, a retired consultant thought he’d try ReFrame with inmates at the Prison Ministry he volunteered with. The [Read More...]

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Lessons from the Grinch

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By Mike Coyner One of the great things about having young grandchildren is that you get to watch videos and read books with childhood stories – many of which are really adult lessons. I had that experience recently when we were taking care of our granddaughter, Leah, and she wanted to watch the movie “How [Read More...]

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