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News & Current Events

 17 records found

How Are You Faring? Reported by Stu Johnson


(My World   June 24, 2020)
Report provides insights into COVID-19 impact…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events COVID-19 Current Events, News Demographics Depresson Fears, Concerns Financial Housing Loss & Grieving News Social Issues Work


Harrowing Blame Game Reported by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   June 15, 2020)
Looking for answers for the COVID-19 death toll in nursing homes…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Dying and Death Demographics George Floyd Government Health Care Media News Politics Social Issues Statistics


Lamentation and Limitation by George Garrison


(Faith   June 11, 2020)
Reacting to both a physical and social virus…
Topics: Beliefs Bible COVID-19 Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Disease George Floyd God News Social Issues Social Movements


The Whole World is Watching . . . Again by Stu Johnson


(My World   June 5, 2020)
Will the response to George Floyd's death be a game-changer?…
Topics: Compassion COVID-19 Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Dying and Death Faith George Floyd News Social Issues Social Unrest, Division


The Time Factor Reported by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   May 24, 2020)
Taking care while fighting the isolation of COVID-19 restrictions…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Current Events, News Disease News Wellness


About Those Numbers by Stu Johnson


(My World   May 19, 2020)
Putting COVID-19 numbers in perspective…
Topics: Communication COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease Ethics & Morality Media News Research Social Issues Trust Writing


The Triage Trio by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 16, 2020)
With praise for our parademics…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Disease Health Care News Risk Service Tribute, Testimony


No Revision Needed by George Garrison


(My World   May 15, 2020)
Finding reliable information in the age of COVID-19…
Topics: Bible Change COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Media News Trust


Outside In by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   May 14, 2020)
Being engaged while staying safer at home…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Coping COVID-19 Current Events, News Internet Learning Leisure News Technology Travel


Coronavirus: Revival or Revolution? by James N. Watkins


(My World   May 8, 2020)
What will the crisis bring?…
Topics: Change COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Faith Future News Social Issues


Life Lessons by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Health & Wellness   May 3, 2020)
What we should learn from global pandemic…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease Learning News Wellness


With Praise for Saint Anthony by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 2, 2020)
A tribute to Dr. Anthony Fauci…
Topics: Character, Integrity COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease History Inspiration News Tribute, Testimony Wellness


Bringing Out the Best in All of Us by George Garrison


(My World   April 24, 2020)
In it together now, but?…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Crisis Disease Faith Inspiration News Relationships


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


Kids, I Lost My Job by Ken Potts


(Connections   March 29, 2020)
Be open, honest with kids about your employment…
Topics: Communication Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Family News Parenting, Parents Relationships Unemployment Work


The Six Feet Rule by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 28, 2020)
It's a matter of life or death…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Discipline Disease News Relationships Wellness