Tuesday, February 9, 2016

What to Give Up for Lent 2016?


Speaking Out
3 Reasons Election Season Is Good For You
It's easy to despair over candidates, but we have good reason to celebrate this time in our country's life.
Chris Horst
Election season is here, and you've probably already heard loads of grumbling about candidates and our political process. The primaries are only just starting. But like an echo following the American presidential candidates on the trail, our collective eye-rolling and ear-plugging has become as reliable as the campaign ads themselves. The despair is not without merit. Donald Trump... continue reading >>


Gleanings
Terrorists Kill Seven Missionaries in Burkina Faso
(UPDATED) One of two kidnapped missionaries finally freed from al-Qaeda affiliate.
 
The Editor's Desk
The Wheaton Controversy Ends, but I'm Still Torn
My struggle to understand the complicated relationship between trust, truth, and transparency.
 
Gleanings
Wheaton College, Larycia Hawkins to 'Part Ways'
Provost says he asked tenured professor for forgiveness, withdrew termination process.
 
Watch This Way
When Art Doesn't Make Us Better People
"The Club," a disturbing film about guilt and damnation, raises questions about art that resists creating empathy.
 
The Exchange
Trend #2 for the Future of Church Planting—Bivocational Ministry
In the future, church planters will choose to work in the marketplace
 
Book Review
An Ambassador to the 'Spiritual but Not Religious'
Why David Dark thinks it's a mistake to reject the R-word.
 
Gleanings
What to Give Up for Lent 2016? Consider Twitter's Top Ideas
(UPDATED) Charting how Lenten abstinence has changed over time, as 2016 data comes in.

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