Monthly Archives: September 2018

How to Talk with a Child about Death

Every time a celebrity dies unexpectedly, the news and entertainment industry nearly overwhelms us with coverage. If the celebrity dies by his or her own hand, the news-storm stalls out and rains reports and rumors on us for weeks. Among … Continue reading

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Are You a Person of Peace?

What criteria are used in selecting people for leadership positions in our workplaces, government offices, and churches? Leaders must be smart people who operate from a wide-ranging knowledge base and who reason well. They must also be tough people who … Continue reading

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Why a Dose of Awe May Be All the Medicine You Need

There is a not-so-new but surprisingly effective aid for treating many social, personal, and spiritual problems: awe. If you’re stressed out, worried about money, or breathlessly short of time, you need to get your mind blown. Recent science suggests that … Continue reading

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Course Correction Required

When Apollo 11 was on its way to the moon, it was sometimes necessary to fire the engines of either the Lunar Module or the Service Module to alter direction. These “burns” included, on both the outbound and inbound journeys, … Continue reading

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Boy, Was the President Ever Wrong About That!

President Trump recently told Evangelical leaders from the U.S. that Evangelicals stand to lose everything in the upcoming midterm elections. Don’t believe it! I’ve linked a CT article by Michael Horton, the J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology and … Continue reading

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Everyone Loves a Winner

Everyone loves a winner. Or hates a winner. It depends how he or she won. Ashley Thomas, a researcher in cognitive development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, has found that even very young children have a predilection … Continue reading

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