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Interim Guidance for Communities of Faith

CDC offers the following general considerations to help communities of faith discern how best to practice their beliefs while keeping their staff and congregations safe.  Millions of Americans …

Should Kids Wear Face Masks?

As businesses and restaurants begin reopening around the country, the most common measure to protect against COVID-19 is to wear a face mask while in public. In many states, this practice …

In Times of Crisis, Pray and Help One Another

When times are difficult, never forget to say a prayer for ALL our men and women in uniform, their families, and our beloved veterans. Each earnest prayer said for those in need helps the downcast …

San Diego Zoo rolling out 16 weeks of free programming for kids

With kids spending more time at home, the San Diego Zoo is offering little ones more ways to keep their brains active. ...
Discipleship

I’ve spoken with a number of pastors this week—and scheduled to talk to more this afternoon. While all my pastor friends are mostly remaining positive online and helping people remember …

Churches are closed. And we don’t know when they’re going to open again. Curves are flattening, but timelines are lengthening. It looks like there isn’t a quick end to the …
---LIGHT IN A DOCTOR'S DARKEST NIGHTMARE---  Never in my darkest nightmares did I imagine that I would see and experience what has been going on in Italy in our hospital the past three weeks. …
Each year El Cajon's civic, service, and fraternal organizations select the El Cajon "Citizen of the Year" from the many people in El Cajon who contribute to El Cajon through years of volunteer civic …
Teach Women’s Bible Study Responsibly Teaching a passage of Scripture to those who have studied it is far more demanding than teaching one to those who have not. My hope is that by giving …
Baptist Life

You need to get 500 tons of supplies from Fairbanks, Alaska to the Arctic Ocean—a journey of about 400 miles through pure wilderness. There are no roads, very few airstrips, and endless ice. You're …

Gregory the Great was indisputably amongst the greatest popes to lead the Church, and he did so as his world was crumbling around him. The Roman Empire in the West had fallen, the infrastructure of …
This morning, in an effort to shift my thoughts away from the epidemic and the lockdown, I thought I’d look back a few months, to remember what I was writing before this unhappy subject began to …
Bishop George Murry of Youngstown, Ohio has submitted his resignation to Pope Francis, due to a recurrence of leukemia, the diocese has announced. The bishop is 71 years old, four years younger than …
I miss the human face, don’t you? Isn’t it interesting how that is? Did you think you would ever miss the human face? Who would ever have guessed it? What is about the face that is so important? …