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Unlocking the Answer to School Shootings
Originally Posted: 10/29/2014 - 8:01am | Type: Blog

Whenever these tragedies occur we are tempted to blame the shooter by making him into a monster. We label the shooter “mentally ill,” claim that he was isolated from his peers, or was a generally troubled yout ...

Need Some Good News? Teen Pregnancy Is Down
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 9:54am | Type: Blog

The decline in teen pregnancy is yet another example of what government, the private sector and faith community, and families can accomplish when they work together. It seems lik ...

Why I Made My Teenager Go to Church
Originally Posted: 05/06/2013 - 2:44pm | Type: Blog

In this age when the “spiritual but not religious” seem to have more relevance than churchgoers, it’s easy to wonder why church attendance matters at all. But I believe that we need common spaces, more ground ...