We’re mourning the victims of the Orlando shooting and taking a look at the relationship of news and social media.
The Village Blog
This week's news included Muhammad Ali's death, a new team at the Olympics and zoo safety.
Last weekend, a toddler climbed over a barricade at the Cincinnati Zoo, tumbled over a cliff into the moat, and was carried away by a male gorilla. To save the boy, the gorilla was killed. It was a sad turn of events that could have turned out far worse. The mountain gorilla is an endangered species, as are all gorillas today. According to National Geographic, only 700 mountain gorillas ...
Have you observed in wonder the rise of adult coloring books? Alicia Cohn writes for Christianity Today to defend coloring, if it’s being used for good reasons.
Storytelling features prominently in Culture Matters this week, along with technology & the sanctity of human life.
Life is busy, and it’s easier to dream of escape than to face the reason we stay busy: We crave distraction to avoid feeling things at a heart level. Sitting in a room of pastors, talking about the need for becoming a more wholehearted and centered person, I couldn’t help but blurt out, “It will just require slowing down, and that’s frustrating.” The tension in my ...
We explore Pixar's storytelling, Texan identity and the feeling of busyness.
We take a look at Radiohead, liberals, conservatives and the 2016 Tony Award nominees.