Quest Church has purchased the building formerly known as Mars Hill Church. Full transparency: Here?s why and how.
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Update: Quest is currently renovating our new space and will be hosting our first service in our new location on Sunday, September 13. I have some big news to share - news that will likely solicit mixed emotions for many people. If you're an internet junkie, it's possible that you may have already heard as?
Cohorts of university students inspired to act | Bahá’í World News Service (BWNS)
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Baha’i-inspired educational program helps young adults study, consult about social transformation.
Anglo Sikh Wars 1845-1849 First ever 3D augmented reality exhibition launched in Leicester
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From left to right ? Councillor Piara Singh Clair, Head of Museums Sarah Levitt, Daljit Singh Makan, Head of SMI Gurinder Singh Mann, Captain Makand Singh, Captain Mark Hughes, SMI?s Ra…
Melania Trump Wore a Jacket That Said 'I Really Don't Care, Do U?' to Visit Immigrant Children
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The past few days have been some of the most chaotic of President Donald Trump's administration, as the implementation of his zero-tolerance border policy which resulted in detaining children in
7 Reasons The Introvert Isn?t Talking in Team Meetings
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Ever wonder why the introvert on your team isn’t talking? Occasionally I will hear another leader complain about someone on their team who the leader feels doesn’t contribute as much...
Creating a New Star Path
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Channeled by Brenda Hoffman for
Billionaire Roman Abramovich helps brings ill Israeli kids to the World Cup
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(JTA) ? Despite Israel’s absence from the World Cup, many Israelis are intensely following this year’s tournament in Russia. Some of these fans, thanks to Russian Jewish billionaire Roman Abramovich, have been given the opportunity to attend the Cup. Abramovich, an investor and entrepreneur who owns England’s Chelsea soccer team, has donated a six-figure sum...
Another Western Hindu blog: Writings from the Banks of Mother Ganga
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A comment left a while ago told me about this bog,  Writings from the Banks of Mother Ganga. The blog is written by Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, an American woman now living in Rishikesh. She is a devotee of Chidanand Saraswati, and spends most of her time in sewa and meditation. She writes comprehensively and informatively of her life in?
10 Ways To Be An Intentional Dad | David and Jason Benham
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10 Ways To Be An Intentional DadTo move forward in any area of life, you have to be intentional about doing so.If you want to lose weight, you have to be intentional about removing certain foods from your diet while adding others. To become financially free, you need to intentionally budget, save, eliminate debt, invest, and tithe. If you want to be fit, then you must be intentional about exercise.The list goes on, but the bottom line is nothing significant in life happens without intentionality
The Zwinglian Option
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You will have heard of the "Benedict Option" for coping with the culture wars. I would like to propose to Reformed Protestants the "Zwinglian Option" for ending the worship wars: eliminate all music from our public services. Zwingli, the outstanding musician among the Reformers, removed all music from the church in Zurich. We wring our hands over our worship divisions. The two ends of liturgical spectrum endlessly annoy each other. Think about it. Take away the music and we have little left to f
Getting Help When You Need It Most - influencePEOPLE
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How you request help can make all the difference between getting the help you need or not. It's a big key to your success in business and life.
Hundreds of Jews protest at ICE headquarters in New York City
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NEW YORK (JTA) ? Hundreds of Jews crowded the steps of the New York City headquarters of Immigration and Customs Enforcement to protest the government?s policy of separating families at the southern border. The protest was imbued with Jewish texts and liturgy. It was organized by T?ruah, the liberal rabbinic human rights group, and Jews...
Ramadhaan Nostalgia
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My earliest Ramadhaan memory is of my father taking me outside post suhoor to show me the owls along the backyard wall.
Why the Culture Wars Don’t Evangelize Souls
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I recently started reading Bishop Robert Barron and John L. Allen Jr.’s book To Light a Fire on the Earth: Proclaiming the Gospel in a Secular Age. I’ve read quite a few of Bishop Barron’s more theological books and I own both the Catholicism series and the most recent Pivotal Players series. He approaches evangelization ?
EXCERPT: George Weigel's New Book The Fragility of Order: Catholic Reflections on Turbulent Times - Ethics & Public Policy Center
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In his latest book, one of America's most prominent public intellectuals brings thirty-five years of experience in Washington and Rome to bear in analyzing the turbulence that characterizes world politics, American public life, and the Catholic Church in the early twenty-first century.
Christian distribution: Global South vs Global North
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Over the weekend, the Center for the Study of Global Christianity shared this graph: A few interesting things about this charge: It?s 0 to 100%, so it shows the share of all Christians in eac…
10 rabbis are visiting separated families on the border
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NEW YORK (JTA) ? A group of 10 rabbis has traveled to Texas to examine detention facilities for separated families on the U.S.-Mexico border. The group, which is aiming to visit the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Centralized Processing Center on Thursday, includes rabbis from all four major Jewish religious movements and is part of...
Philosophy News | Dialetheism
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[Revised entry by Graham Priest, Francesco Berto, and Zach Weber on June 22, 2018. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] A dialetheia is a sentence, (A), such that both it and its negation, (neg
Virginia Distillery Co. Port Finished Virginia-Highland Whisky Review
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Virginia single malt plus Scottish single malt plus a port cask conspire to create this unique whiskey from the Virginia Distillery Co.
SDG Reviews ?Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom?
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The ‘fivequel’ (or a middle movie in a sequel trilogy) has nothing to say and no case for its own existence.
Blessings of Midsummer ? Merry Litha, Happy Solstice. It?s Time to Step Up
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Blessed Litha to one and all! It?s time to wield our magick! Awaken and tell the trees! Share everywhere! Let?s use our powers for tree-mendous good!
Josh Good Joins EPPC as New Faith Angle Forum Director - Ethics & Public Policy Center
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EPPC President Ed Whelan announced today that Josh Good will become the new director of EPPC?s Faith Angle Forum. Mr. Good succeeds EPPC Senior Fellow Peter Wehner, who added the role to his other responsibilities upon the death last summer of Faith Angle Forum founder Michael Cromartie.
Are We Really in God’s Kingdom Now?
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It was my first experience anointing a parishioner in hospital. It was chaotic in the ICU as the doctors and nurses struggled to save the life of the man, while the family wept and prayed outside. I arrived holding my stole, ritual, and anointing oil. I was wondering, “What difference can I make at this ?
The Bible is Not a Friend to Immigrants
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Bible, Christianity, Faith, Evangelical Christian, atheism, atheist, Creation, Hector Avalos, Apologetics, John Loftus, David Madison, David Chumney
Global health as a social movement: Q&A with Dr. Joia Mukherjee | OUPblog
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What is social entrepreneurship? In essence, it’s about using the tools of entrepreneurship—opportunity, resourcefulness, innovation—to address stubborn social and environmental problems. A defining feature of social entrepreneurship is the concept of systemic change; that is, change that addresses the underlying social, political, and economic forces that conspire to exclude the poor and marginalised from the opportunities that many of us take for granted.
Securing the future of the Male Voice Choir | OUPblog
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During a ‘question and answer’ session at a recent music convention, four contemporary composers of choral music faced a plethora of musicians from all types of backgrounds and traditions. Amongst a selection of interesting and searching questions asked, one brought an eerie silence to the room. The question was: ‘Would you consider writing for a male choir?’
(in)courage Staff Summer Faves + a Giveaway! - (in)courage
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Make way for sweet summertime! The days are warm, the nights are short, and the sprinklers are running at full blast. We know your summers are busy and full, so to help keep your heart encouraged and eyes lifted up, your (in)courage staff would love to share with you their favorite DaySpring products. Our hearts glow with the light of a thousand fireflies when we think of you. You, our sisters, who click on the daily email that arrives in your inbox. You, our friends, who follow us on Facebook a
St. Paulinus of Nola (Bishop)
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The fifth century bishop and poet St. Paulinus of Nola (354?-431) was the son of the Roman prefect of Gaul (modern-day France). His family?s wealth insured his rapid rise in Roman society; Paulinus became a distinguished lawyer and held several public offices, before retiring at an early age. Paulinus and his wife Therasia, a wealthy ?
Arty Farty Friday - Another Destructive Fire in the famous Glasgow School of Art
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Glasgow fire: Art school's Mackintosh building extensively damaged I was shocked, and very sad to read of the dreadful fire reported in t...
Philosophy News | The prevalence of such terms as
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The prevalence of such terms as "no offense," "with respect," and "kind regards" are among the signs that we are in the midst of an unfortunate epidemic of
Philosophy News | When French intellectuals go wild! Postwar Paris was all preening, partying, and prostitutes -- or so says a new history of bed-hopping on the Left Bank
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When French intellectuals go wild! Postwar Paris was all preening, partying, and prostitutes -- or so says a new history of bed-hopping on the Left
On The Difference Between Worrying Our Prayers and Praying Our Anxieties - Seedbed
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Sometimes, maybe more often than not, the most sanctified prayers are the most unfiltered, unsanctimonious prayers.
Proclaiming the Creed with ?Credo?
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An Interview with two Dominican Fathers about the Credo program
A Gracious, Fascinating, Tremendous Mystery
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The God we worship at Holy Mass is big enough to become small
Holy Mass in the Cell of St. Thomas More
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What it's like to attend Mass in the cell where St. Thomas More was held prisoner before his martyrdom.
Artist Spotlight: Candlefuse
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By Brad McBrayer
Reclaiming Our Joy
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By Rachael Sales The phone is ringing! The children are screaming! The dog is barking ? loudly I might say! The light bulb just blew out as you were on your knees looking for that last blue h?
Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist who fiercely defended Israel, is dead at 68
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(JTA) ? Charles Krauthammer, a fierce defender of Israel and one of the most widely read conservative columnists of his generation, has died. He was 68. The Pulitizer Prize-winner wrote earlier this month that he had an aggressive form of cancer and had weeks to live. The letter appeared on the websites of both of...
Philosophy News | Jean-Paul Sartre's Anarchist Philosophy
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2018.06.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews William L. Remley, Jean-Paul Sartre's Anarchist Philosophy, Bloomsbury, 2018, 277 pp., $114.00, ISBN 9791350048249. Reviewed