Fall 2016

The way we eat

Over and over, the American palate has undergone major transformations. That’s because what we put in our mouths is directly related to how new immigrants help ...

Beyond the call

Frank Massolini advocates for trafficking victims as a warrior against exploitation through The Salvation Army. Frank Massolini, founder of PROMISE (Partner...

What is good?

He has shown you, O man, what is good… (Micah 6:8a). Mankind pursues “the good life,” always trying to figure out, what it’s all about: how to recognize its pr...

From gray to green

“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” - Gary Snyder Cities around the country are using innovative urban planning to turn dead zones into vibrant civic...

Raising volunteers

Starting early makes a child more likely to give back later.   Getting an early start on volunteering as a family can have the most impact on a child’s futur...

Lost at sea

Wilson grew up attending church with his grandparents, who adopted him. He also grew up helping on fishing vessels in Alaska. “There’s something about b...

7 good buys for back to school

It’s nearly time—back to school. As the summer fades away, store shelves are stocked with all of the latest scholastic essentials. In fact, the average fami...

On neutral ground

It seems that there is a new story each week about the tensions between “black lives” and “blue lives” in communities across America. There are longstanding...