12 things I learned when I returned to pastoral ministry
These Nightclub Entertainers Paved The Way For Asian-Americans In Showbiz
Forbidden City was part of a Chinese-American nightclub scene that flourished in 1940s and '50s San Francisco. But between racial taunts and scandalized parents, its performers didn't have it easy.
Law enforcement 2.0: How to build your virtual police department
An effective partnership with your community today means an awareness and a unique media presence
How Can I Diminish A Mountain of Anxiety after TBI?
The huge task of bringing yourself down from the "mountain" of anxiety after TBI is a unchartered trek, since every brain injury is different. This blog post points to some ways to make the journey easier, with some considerable suggestions to help find your way.
Red Cross Helps Devastated Communities
Our hearts are with the people of Alabama, where dangerous tornadoes touched down Sunday, causing fatalities and injuries. The American Red Cross is on the ground, helping people impacted by these deadly storms.
We Asked Gen Mattis About Why Civilians Don’t Understand War
Marine Gen. James Mattis and Kori Schake, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, on the risks posed by a broadening civil-military divide.
What people don't understand about paying for mental health treatment.
Every year millions of Americans face mental-health challenges, often at great expense.
Why I’m Grateful for the Local Church
I love my church where I serve, but I’m also very grateful for the local church in general. In all its beauty and flaws, I can’t imagine culture surviving without it.
The Presentation of the Christ Child in the Temple, by Ludovico Carracci (1555
The origins of the Feast of the Presentation are obscure, but by the sixth century the observance was combined with the Feast of the Purification of the Virgin (both based on Luke 2:22–40) and celebrated on February 2 as a festival also known as Candlemas. This recently discovered work was painted by Bolognese artist Ludovico Carracci during the Italian Baroque period. The bright orange, purple, and gold garment colors are more characteristic of the earlier Mannerist period. Mary, in her customary blue gown and pink mantle, is handing the Christ Child to Simeon.
Adventure travelers leading way in Nepal’s tourism recovery: Travel Weekly
Avid trekkers who accounted for much of the country’s tourism dollars prior to the quakes are combining trekking and voluntourism efforts.