I often tell people not to ask me for statistics because in this work all the statistics are bad. Ask me for stories instead, I say, because even in the worst of times I always have a good story.
We cannot avoid death and taxes. Our own death is an event that we only face once.
With the National Day of Prayer coming up (May 7), a lot of folks around the country are organizing prayer services in church sanctuaries and town halls.
Jesus, who was a Palestinian Jew living under Roman occupation, preached a message that was anti-state and religious imperialism.
Last week, President Obama signed an executive order granting a http://www.startribune.com/local/north/41595947.html?page=1&c=y" href="http://www.startribune.com/local/north/41595947
Bible readings from the Revised Common Lectionary: Numbers 21:4-9; Psalm107; Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21
Meet Stephen Bartlett, an urban gardener and educator in Louisville, Kentucky.
As the engine of the American Economy coughs, sputters, and shifts to low gear (too soon to say "grinds to a halt"), another motor driving the American Dream is also running low on fuel: the food s
An article in the Chicago Tribune caught my attention this week.