I’ve tried to stay abreast of developments in the search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, which virtually disappeared from radio and radar contact two months ago with more than 200 people aboard. Today’s news suggests that the underwater search in the Indian
The brilliant composer and musician Mozart once said, “I can tell a good musician by the way he plays the rests.” What an amazing insight. Mozart knew that the rests are what give the composition structure. The rests give us the space to enjoy the
Many people with mental illnesses don’t exactly know how to relate to others or whom to trust, but everyone needs friends and people who care for them. Such a friendship can be like any other and includes sharing of personal information by both parties and,
Humankind has struggled with the matter of mental disorders — or mental illness — as long as people can remember. In Jesus' day -- and today -- people feared what they didn't understand. What can churches do to reach out?
Members of University Heights Church in Springfield, Mo., have opened their doors to a refugee congregation from Burma (Myanmar) — Chin Community Church. Since April 27, the group worships each Sunday afternoon in the University Heights chapel. On May 4, UHBC members welcomed the
My Aunt Betty, who had been bedfast while in hospice care for two or three years at her home in the southern Illinois village of Bluford, died the other day. My aunt had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and it had been
Some people have already sent their contact information to The Baptist Home corporate office in hopes of being among the first to move into an adult community in mid-Missouri. While plans for the newest TBH campus are moving forward, the first residents still will
When I read that ethicist Glen Stassen had died, I immediately thought: "A mighty oak has fallen." But Stassen's work will continue to inform Christian ethics and, subsequently, the world. Now it is time for those rigorously schooled by him to continue his influence and