Day: August 29, 2014

ISIS and the crisis of meaning

News of the horrific violence perpetrated by members of the group ISIS, or IS, on Muslims, Christians, and other minorities continues to shock the world, and their deft use of social media propels their message. Now comes news that young people from the US and UK are among their most ardent recruits. How do we make sense of this phenomenon?

Pastoral and practical ministry at the laundromat

Laundry Love is a growing faith-driven movement that helps people change their lives by letting them change into clean clothes. The organization partners with local laundromats and helps those who are homeless or struggling financially by doing their laundry for free.

Polygamy is legal in Utah

A federal judge finalized an earlier order striking part of Utah’s bigamy law on Wednesday. But don’t expect households of ‘sister wives’ to pop up in a neighborhood near you anytime soon.