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Please, Mr. President, Lead Rather Than Divide

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics
William B. Bradshaw

He assured voters that he would bring the county together and especially quell the gridlock in Washington. But, instead, the discord in Washington is greater than ever and has spread throughout our country. How did this happen?

A Letter From the Brothers: We Support Women -- Period.

Andre E. Johnson | Posted 02.16.2014 | Religion
Andre E. Johnson

As ministers of the gospel, church leaders and people who love and support women, we promise to speak up, speak out, stand up and stand with our sisters in ministry.

Marriage and the Golden Rule

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 10.24.2013 | Good News
William B. Bradshaw

The call came at about 11:00 p.m. on a Friday evening. The caller, a woman, in a rather excited voice said, "Please, come see us." And then I could ...

Cutting Down Trees and Solving Life's Problems

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 08.01.2013 | Good News
William B. Bradshaw

That "one-at-a-time" business is the key to solving life's problems. We live in a fast age, that is, everyone is impatient and wants things taken care of in a hurry. That won't work!

Letter to the Minister and the Congregation

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 06.17.2013 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

(This article is meant primarily for minsters and members of their congregations, but others may also learn from it.) I was standing at the rear of ...

Effective Instruments for Teacher Evaluation: What Education Ministers and Union Leaders Think

Andreas Schleicher | Posted 03.27.2013 | Impact
Andreas Schleicher

On the one hand, teachers need to trust the appraisal system and the individuals carrying out the appraisals. On the other hand, teachers need, as one teacher put it, earn the trust in their work. Effective appraisal is the foundation for both.

Evaluating Teachers: Transforming a Game Into a Game-changer

Andreas Schleicher | Posted 05.26.2013 | Impact
Andreas Schleicher

Everyone knows there is plenty of excellent teaching, but few can describe how exactly that looks like and, surely, those who cannot define good teaching are unlikely to develop good teachers.

Churches Prefer Charity To Justice

Marilyn Sewell | Posted 10.12.2011 | Religion
Marilyn Sewell

The problems that people face in a country like ours, in which there is such a wide disparity of wealth, cannot be addressed comprehensively by charities, no matter how many people of good will donate or volunteer.

An Ordained Minister Visits The Creation Museum With Atheists

Rev. Jonathan Weyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Jonathan Weyer

In going to the Creation Museum, I would be visiting a place where I not only disagree theologically with people but also with their entire culture war mentality.

Lucia Graves

Clergy Perform Exorcism On Chase Bank To Banish 'Demons Of Selfishness, Avarice'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Angered by mortgage policies that fail to address the national foreclosure crisis, members of New York's clergy gathered in front of JPMorgan Chase's ...

If You are a G-20 Finance Minister, it's Crunch Time

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kumi Naidoo

Times of global financial downturn are often marked by cuts to aid, but these are the times when aid is most necessary and this is time to honor our aid commitments.