Bridges & Barriers: How can Churches of Christ interact with other Christian groups?
We can’t avoid tough faith questions. Our responses often shape the way a lost and dying world sees Jesus — reflected through us. That’s how The Christian Chronicle introduced its ongoing, three-part series “Bridges & Barriers.” Part 1 focused on “Homosexuality and the church,” noting: As homosexuality gains increasing acceptance in America, Christians can’t escape …
Giving our children a great education: five lessons from South Korea
Exploring Korean ideas and innovation in education.
Why social protection holds the key to fighting hunger
5 positive impacts of social protection measures 08 Jul 2015 What happens when money is given directly to people living in dire conditions? Will children be better nourished? Will families be more productive or will they become dependent? Will economies grow stronger? Today, some 70 percent of the world population, most of which live in rural areas, have no access to adequate social protection measures. For this reason, FAO has stepped up its efforts to help governments and partners incorporate social protection into national development strategies and policies Here are five positive impacts directly derived from social protection measures Social protection boosts family income and food security – by providing income (cash) or consumption (food) transfers.…
How Mental Health Conditions Are Dismissed By Family and Friends
Many times when people are feeling ill because of a medical condition, they are openly allowed to not feel well in the presence of others. It is usually expected and accepted that someone with a more...
How to Recycle Mattresses
Trying to dispose of a mattress? Find a mattress recycling location in your area using our recycling search tool found at the end of this article.
How to Become a Quality Child Care Center Workshop
This FREE 2-hour workshop will explore how to achieve an accredited, educational, and healthy environment as one in which their families' culture and their child's ability are respected.
These states leave the most mentally ill adults untreated. Guess what else they have in common.
Nearly 568,000 uninsured people who have been diagnosed with a serious mental health condition would have received treatment in 2014 if their states had chosen to expand Medicaid, according to a new study.
Five Tips for Successful Thrift Store Shopping
When people step foot into my funky home, one of the first things they ask is, "Where do you find all of this stuff?" After I tell them that most of what we own has been found at thrift stores, they then beg me to take them with me next time I go
10 Signs You Are a Victim of Gaslighting
“You’re crazy, that never happened.” “You’re too sensitive.” “You’re making things up” Are these phrases that you constantly hear from your partner that cause you to question yourself? If so, your partner might be using something called “gaslighting” — a form of emotional abuse that causes a victim to question their own feelings, instincts and sanity, …
How Farm-to-School Summer Programs Feed Low-Income Families
Kids’ needs for nutritious meals don’t take a summer vacation. But for parents in need, help is available.