Let’s talk about resources

Let’s talk about resources

Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink – Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner No, this isn’t an essay on the scarcity of clean water or natural resources. Rather, let me reflect here on how to rethink the availability of resources necessary for communicating about and teaching of faith and read on
Vacation Bible School fun with a faith and science focus

Vacation Bible School fun with a faith and science focus

This year we hosted a Faith & Science Vacation Bible School. The interest and energy around the topic far exceeded anything I had anticipated. This article serves as an open-source curriculum for anyone who wants to host their own Faith & Science VBS. First, notice the calendar for the week (see below). This was a read on

BioLogos jumpstarts public engagement program this summer

The BioLogos Foundation is set to kick off activities geared toward the general public shortly after receiving a $1 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation. According to a BioLogos announcement, the activities will introduce more people to the evolutionary creation position. The new grant funds the launch of a speakers’ bureau called BioLogos Voices read on

Anti-evolution legislation stems from legislators’ appeasing religious constituents

Houston-based Rice University has concluded something that many observers have commented on over the years. Anti-evolution education bills are usually backed by legislators’ wanting to earn favor from conservative religious groups. The new research from the university theorizes that these “anti-evolution” bills are introduced by lawmakers wanting to appease religious constituents and not because they read on

New study points to religion’s impact on women’s mental health

A new article published online by JAMA Psychiatry (read the abstract) points out that women who attended religious services were at a lower risk of suicide, compared with women who never attended services. Compared with women who never attended services, women who attended once per week or more had a five times lower risk of read on