Lessons from Anguilla: What meeting designers can learn from religious services
On my daily vacation walk to Island Harbour, I hear singing. As I turn the corner onto Rose Hill Road, the sound swells. It's 7:30 am, but the morning service at St.
10 NEW BOOKS FOR CHURCH LEADERS ABOUT WORSHIP, OUTREACH, CONGREGATIONAL LIFE, and MORE on sale...
Sometimes, as in last week's BookNotes, I try to tell you a bit about the authors of a particular book, explaining why their past work remains important, and why a new book (in that case, Beyond the Modern Age: An Archeology of Contemporary Culture by Bob Goudzwaard & Craig Bartholomew) is so very urgent. I do my best to explain about it in some detail, making a case that at least some of our readers should purchase it right away. Such reviews are sometimes a bit sprawling, I'd admit This time, without much ado, I'll list 10 recent books about church life that seemed particularly interesting or useful. We have a large selection of other titles in this area, so give us a shout if we can help you or your congregation. All…
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Gang abseiled into a warehouse and stole rare books
They escaped with more than 160 books, many from the 15th and 16th Centuries, that were being stored in a warehouse near Heathrow before being flown to the United States.
Do Not Worry
For Sunday, February 26, 2017, 8th Sunday of Ordinary Time Isaiah 49:14-151 Corinthians 4:1-5 Matthew 6:24-34 Jesus tells us not to worry or be anxious at least four times in today’s Gospel. I don’t know about you but I find these words easier said than done. When deadlines loom or money seems short or I... Read more »
10 New Books on Christian Growth and Serious Christian Living
10 New Books on Christian Growth and Serious Christian Living -- ALL ON SALE Like any good bookstore, we have all kinds of books, shelves in dozens of categories. Gardening, fiction, history, addiction recovery, film studies, engineering; we've got YA novels, cultural criticism, cookbooks, architecture, outdoor recreation, health, grief, and kid's picture books galore. We stand ready as a full service bookstore to help you with almost anything you may ever want -- just use our inquiry page at the website, or give us a call. See a review somewhere or hear an author on Fresh Air or 1A? Chances are we might be getting it in. Heard somebody reference a novel or prayer book? Give us a shout if we can help I suppose one of our largest sections in the store,…
196 Countries, 4 Stores, 2 Warehouses: How This Baby Brand is Growing Up Fast
In 2011, a couple moves from Fiji to Australia and starts a small side business. Little did they know, within a couple of years, they’d be living on the other side of the world, remotely managing a complicated network of warehouses and multiple wholesale and retail businesses that criss-cross borders and timezones. That couple is Peta and Charles Stinson, and there is, I learn, a method to their madness. The Stinsons own and operate Sapling Child, a 6-year-old organic printed baby apparel brand. Learn how they turned a side gig into a global family business.
The Touching Way Anna Nicole Smith’s Daughter Connects with Her Late Mom
Dannielynn Birkhead honors her mother through her artwork, her dad Larry Birkhead tells 20/20 in a new interview