Resources

Dealing with my family’s history of racism in light of Charlottesville

My great-great-grandfather is buried on the campus of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. Private Hiram A. Thacker fought in the Alabama Infantry for the Confederate States of America.

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10 observations on the 10th anniversary of the iPhone

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the release of the Apple iPhone, a device that has helped shape our culture in many different ways.

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A hymn that teaches us about human dignity

Most nights, my wife or I sing a short hymn to our son as we put him down to sleep. A couple gave my wife the idea, and we have loved implementing it.

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Losing our autonomy: Technology's increasing authority in our lives

As February came to a close, there was a far-reaching event that few noticed. It wasn’t the Oscars, or even the President’s first address to Congress.

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Glory in the everyday: What coffee teaches us about creativity and enjoyment

I remember being at my grandmother’s house when I was eight or nine years old. I was sitting on a bar stool next to my grandfather and eating breakfast—our morning routine after I stayed the night.

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The ministry of being present during the holidays

Some of us can’t wait until the holiday season gets here. Others, if we’re honest, can’t wait until it’s over.

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Creativity and Religious Liberty

A few years ago, I was working in the creative office of my alma mater. I heard our creative director say something that struck me.

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The design of politics

Presidential candidates have not always campaigned for the nation’s highest office.

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