How To Talk With Your Kids And Teenagers About School Shootings by Joshua Straub
Like so many of you across the country, I feel deeply saddened about the school shooting in Parkland, FL. I’m angry. I’m disappointed. Unsettled. Disheartened. And as a dad, I’m concerned and guarded. What used to be a faint thought in the back of our minds of a similar act hitting our own neighborhoods is, unfortunately, becoming a more deeply rooted and constant concern.
A Leader Who Walks With God By Kelly King
My exercise of choice is walking. Running is not something I aspire to, but I’m usually game for a long walk on a scenic trail. Whether I’m walking my dogs and struggling to keep them from getting tangled in their leashes or I’m enjoying a stroll to a nearby lake by myself, walking helps me get some fresh air and clear my mind.
Millennial women are an empowered generation, yet they’re more traditional than you’d think. As they raise children, millennial women reclaim what it means to be a stay-at-home mom, or SAHM for short.
t was not an unusual question at Church Answers. For those of you not familiar with Church Answers, it is a 24/7 resource where you can ask any church question and get a response within a few hours. Here is the context. The pastor was the only paid staff member at the church, but now funds were available to bring on another full-time staff person. So he asked us in the 2,000-member Church Answers’ community to offer input on what his first hire should be.
If leadership is primarily about change, transformation, and the future, as many have advocated, then leaders are always change-oriented. And change always entails creating some dissatisfaction with the status quo. But wisely and skillfully creating dissatisfaction with the status quo is very different than subtly or overtly trashing and bashing the leaders who led before you. Sadly, it is common for leaders to bash those who led before them. Instead of honoring their contributions, they take shots. When a leader bashes his or her predecessor, here is what the leader is really saying: