Day: August 22, 2014

Living in another’s skin and our own

Ericka Hines has some excellent insights about biases and privileges, with suggestions about how we can learn to recognize and combat them. Tobias Haller reflects on what his experience of privilege teaches him.

Food pantry feeds the soul and the body in Ferguson

The Rev. Steve Lawler says this the food pantry at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church was already important to the community before the August 9 shooting death of Michael Brown but the violence that followed caused the pantry to shut down just when local residents needed them the most. But now the pantry in serving more people than ever.

Faith, teens and digital media

Art Bamford of Fuller Youth Institute talks to danah boyd, a Principal Researcher at Microsoft, a Professor at New York University, and a Fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, about parenting, adolescence, faith and the place of digital media.

Vicky Beeching comes out

Vicki Beeching is a rising star in the evangelical pop-music world. Her music is played in churches and on Christian radio all over the US and UK and she has told the world that she is gay and that God loves her just as she is.