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    by Paul Mooney As I began writing the Perspectives article for this month, I paused a moment, glanced at some notes and flipped through some diary entries that I had written so far this year. I was emotionally overtaken as I began to revisit the health issues that my wife has suffered during the past … more »

Lion Lights

    by Robert Rodenbush Richard Turere, like many Masai Tribe boys in Kenya, was sent to guard and herd his family’s cattle at just age nine. Protecting the cattle and livestock is an important job in this area of Africa, as these valuable animals represent the majority of the family’s livelihood and survival. At … more »

Raising Counter-Cultural Kids

    by Jaye Rodenbush Youth culture is incredibly fast moving. The news, trends, fashion and the digital media that accompanies it all are purposely fluid and difficult to track. Even the most dutiful researchers, parents and pastors are behind before they even realize it. It is a moving target of influence that is molding … more »

The Trajectory of “Better”

    by Robert Rodenbush In Crisis Magazine, a Catholic publication, author and priest George Rutler laments the lack of strong church leaders in the Catholic faith. He quotes an English bishop that stated: “Wherever St. Paul went, there was a riot. Wherever I go, they serve tea.” Rutler’s concern over the loss of spiritual boldness … more »