Numerous studies suggest that a strong faith is a vital part of healthy aging. Nourish your soul with the articles in this section.  The words in the header image come from the Old Testament book of Micah, a profitable saying on the conduct of life ("what does the Lord require of you?").

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Arts & Entertainment

 6 records found

The Envelope Please by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   February 15, 2020)
Reflections on the Academy Aware ceremony…
Topics: Media Metaphors, Life Lessons Movies Popular Culture Religion

A Spotlight on Spotlight by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 5, 2016)
Why the Boston Globe priest scandal deserved an Oscar…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Media Movies Religion Scandal

Bring Him Home by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 24, 2013)
Jean Valjean and Les Miserable is now available…
Topics: Grace Inspiration Movies Music Religion

The Gospel According to Oscar by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   February 24, 2013)
Learning to speak the language of our culture…
Topics: Language, Meaning Movies Religion

This is It! (Let's Hope) by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   October 18, 2009)
When will our fascination with the King of Pop stop?…
Topics: Language, Meaning Music Popular Culture Religion

Goddess Worship by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   June 29, 2008)
Oprah's popularity has become a religion…
Topics: Media Religion Television


 1 record found

Learning from others takes finding common ground by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Travel   August 17, 2016)
Lessons from a trip to Greece…
Topics: Communication History Learning Relationships Religion Travel


 1 record found

Christchurch and Christ's Church by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   February 27, 2011)
Exploring the aftershocks in both…
Topics: Change Disaster Nature Religion

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 64 records found

Like a Mighty Wind, God's Spirit by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   May 30, 2020)
A new hymn for Pentecost Sunday…
Topics: Beliefs Faith God Religion

Winds of Love and Hate by James N. Watkins

(Faith   May 29, 2020)
Point-counterpoint on Pentecost Sunday and the role of Christians in today's divided world…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Character, Integrity Christian Life Faith Jesus Love Religion Social Issues

The Christ of the Empty Church by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 18, 2020)
The Body of Christ doesn't need a biuilding…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Easter Inspiration Jesus Religion

Easter Morning 2020 by James N. Watkins

(Faith   April 12, 2020)
It's Sunday, amd Jesus is still coming!…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Disease Easter Faith Inspiration Jesus Religion

A Holy Week to Remember by James N. Watkins

(My World   April 4, 2020)
Celebrating life in Christ in deadly crisis…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Easter Faith News Religion

There are 59 more items for this category and the Religion topic...See the whole list


 3 records found

Stars in the Sky by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   April 12, 2020)
More than the grains of sand on earth…
Topics: COVID-19 Religion Science & Technology

Love Does! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 24, 2013)
Bob Goff's new book illustrates how and why…
Topics: Discipleship Jesus Love Religion

Dropping Out by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   March 9, 2008)
A new study by an organization called LifeWay Research hit my desk recently. No, it’s not about seniors but future seniors…
Topics: Religion Trends

Government & Politics

 5 records found

A Purpose-Driven Choice by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   December 21, 2008)
Obama's Democratic critics speak volumes…
Topics: Politics Prayer Religion

The Purpose-Driven Pastor Grills the Candidates by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   August 24, 2008)
Rick Warren's burger-bash at Saddleback…
Topics: Politics Religion

Jeremiah's Lamentations by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 6, 2008)
What Obama now laments about his pastor…
Topics: Politics Religion

He's Not a Sheep Clad Wolf by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 27, 2008)
Barack Obama is a Christ-follower…
Topics: Faith Politics Religion

Holy Smoke by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   December 6, 2007)
Fuming questions about a candidate's faith…
Topics: Politics Religion


 3 records found

Happy Birthday, Israel by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   May 19, 2018)
Celebrating the 70th anniversary of modern Israel's birth…
Topics: Current Events, News History Hopes & Dreams News Predictions & Forecasts Religion

October 31, 1517 by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   October 31, 2017)
The beginnings of today's diverse Christian church…
Topics: Beliefs History Religion

The Second Exodus by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   May 18, 2008)
Recalling Israel's rebirth 60 years ago…
Topics: God History Religion


 9 records found

Indpendence Day Q&A by James N. Watkins

(My World   July 2, 2020)
A not-so-trivial quiz about July 4 and the Founding Fathers…
Topics: Beliefs Freedom God Government History Holidays July 4 (U.S. Independence Day) Patriotism Religion Spirituality, Seeking God Values

Happy Real St. Patrick's Day by James N. Watkins

(My World   March 10, 2020)
So you think you know St. Patrick…
Topics: History Holidays Religion

The Christmas Story in Chronological Order by James N. Watkins

(Faith   December 15, 2019)
Putting the events surrounding Jesus' birth in perspective…
Topics: Bible Christmas Faith God Holidays Holiday Season Jesus Religion

Halloween and Hallowing by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   October 27, 2019)
Back to the beginning…
Topics: Halloween History Holidays Popular Culture Religion Spirituality, Seeking God

Top ten things I (Jim) am giving up for Lent by James N. Watkins

(Faith   February 22, 2016)
After a humorous top-ten list, perhaps like Jim there is something you would really like to give up for Lent...and beyond…
Topics: Christian Life Easter Religion

There are 4 more items for this category and the Religion topic...See the whole list

Life Events

 1 record found

Stepping Out in Faith by Stu Johnson

(Faith   May 5, 2018)
Discovering the meaning of faith in stories from life's journey…
Topics: Christian Life Circumstances, Life Events Courage Faith God Inspiration Jesus Prayer Religion Values


 1 record found

Imagine . . . then Consider by Stu Johnson

(My World   June 15, 2015)
Imagine how the world we live in could have been, and then consider the wonders that are there…
Topics: God Nature Religion Science & Technology

News & Current Events

 22 records found

Destroy or Be Constructive by Bill Nichols

(My World   June 7, 2020)
More than ever, the church needs to follow Jesus' example…
Topics: Civility Compassion Crime, Justice, Punishment Discipleship Faith George Floyd Jesus Religion Social Issues Trust Values

Empathy Week by George Garrison

(Faith   April 8, 2020)
A perspective on Holy Week in the midst of a global pandemic…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Easter History Jesus News Relationships Religion

A Lenten Season Like No Other by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 4, 2020)
How the coronavirus has impacted our preparation for Easter…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease Easter Faith News Religion

Oh Say Can You See? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 20, 2019)
The cross still stands amid Notre Dame's ruins…
Topics: Faith History Inspiration News Religion Symbols & Icons Tragedy

Violence in Mr Rogers' Neighborhood by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   November 3, 2018)
Protesting the synagogue shootings in Pittsburgh…
Topics: News Religion Tragedy Tribute, Testimony

There are 17 more items for this category and the Religion topic...See the whole list


 2 records found

Your Church May Be Prejudiced by James N. Watkins

(Faith   June 26, 2020)
The top ten signs have not changed in twenty years…
Topics: Change Current Events, News George Floyd History News Relationships Religion Social Issues

The B-I-B-L-E and LGBTQ by James N. Watkins

(My World   February 16, 2019)
Addressing he issue with truth and grace…
Topics: Bible Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making God Jesus Lifestyle, General Love Relationships Religion Social Issues Social Movements Trends

Sports & Recreation

 1 record found

The Lord's Day vs Game Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 13, 2013)
A new look at Sunday worship…
Topics: Football (American) Religion Worship


 2 records found

Ode to Joy by Stu Johnson

(Connections   April 9, 2020)
The human spirit responds to the COVID-19 pandemic…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Communication Computers (and other Digital devices) Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News History Innovation, Invention, Creativity Inspiration Internet Music News Opportunity Religion Technology

My iPhone Reminds Me of the Lord by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   July 1, 2017)
Reflecting on the 10th anniversary of the iPhone's birth…
Topics: Communication God Metaphors, Life Lessons Religion Technology


 1 record found

Nor Easter Alert by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 18, 2018)
A troubling forecast for a nation in need of God…
Topics: Change Easter Faith Religion Social Movements Spirituality, Seeking God Trends