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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

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The Two Faces of Beauty

Is beauty truly only skin-deep?
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Influential vs Influencer

Seeking role models in a world where influence is marked by your social media following.
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Do You Need A Screen-Free Sabbath?

I am from the last generation to have had an analog childhood—a “Xennial” (the micro-generation between Gen X and Millennials born between 1977 and...
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What COVID has taught us about sharing our emotions—and why now’s...

Although they were only two-and-a-half years ago, the first months of the COVID pandemic and ensuing lockdowns seem like a distant past. We have – perhaps intentionally...
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Becoming truth tellers on social media

Misinformation and fake news are everywhere on social media. How can we learn to be wise and thoughtful in this strange world?
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The pillars of a great society: freedom of speech and religion

Freedom of speech: What is often considered a human right is also used by some to justify spreading hate speech and lies. Where is the line drawn?
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Taylor Swift and the Messianic countdown

If you love sifting through cryptic clues, why not check out the world’s longest-running and most vitally important treasure hunt?
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The illusion of connection

Loneliness (n): a feeling of sadness because one has no friends or company. But you are not alone.
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Are you being watched?

Your electronic devices are your window to the world. But who's looking back?
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Selfies, scalpels & soul surgery

These days, just about anyone can Photoshop their selfies to perfection. But that's no solution for the ugliness of self-loathing.
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7 ways to help the poor

Overwhelmed by the scale and complexity of poverty around the world? Here are some simple tips to get you started on the road to generosity.
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Feeding the homeless or the ego?

The "humble-brag" — is it a way to feed one's ego, or is there a greater benefit behind sharing good deeds.