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The Science of Stress and How Our Emotions Affect Our Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease, by Maria Popova

August 2, 2015

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How your memories impact your immune system, why moving is one of the most stressful life-events, and what your parents have to do with your predisposition to PTSD.

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The Cross and the Molotov Cocktail, by Christena Cleveland, PhD

November 29, 2014

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It’s relatively easy to see the suffering Christ in black men who are already dead and aren’t threatening to hurt anyone. But can you see the suffering Christ in violent responses to injustice? Can you see the cross in the Molotov cocktail?

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C.S. Lewis on True Friendship, by Maria Popova

September 29, 2014

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“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art, like the universe itself… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which gave value to survival.” -C.S. Lewis

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5 Ways Churches Can Better Connect with Millennials, by David Kinnaman

September 28, 2014

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College students and ‘twentysomethings’ who stay connected to a local church are twice as likely to have had a close personal friendship with an adult inside the church.

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Honeymoon from Hell: Micro-Worldviews and the Volcano in Your Backyard

June 26, 2014

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No one ever plans on a volcanic eruption in their own backyard, but it isn’t as uncommon as one might think. Not when there are so many unseen forces at work in the depths of our worldview. Just ask Jeannie and Kevin about their honeymoon…

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