The research is startling. Friendship has been proven to boost our immune system, decrease anxiety and depression, increase our lifespan, and be a buffer against addictions, prejudice and extremism. And yet rates of it are declining in western countries. Why? In this keynote talk for Christian Schools Trust's educators conference, I unpack some of the
Amy Boucher Pye is a retreat leader, spiritual director and author of 7 Ways to Pray, a book exploring time-tested tools for encountering God. When Amy asked me to experiment with the Prayer of Examen, I was excited to test out a new practice. Here's our conversation of how I went and what you can
In the end, our lives won't be measured by our awards or public success, but by our love. And our love is revealed in the stories those closest to us tell of us. My father's life was seemingly small and ordinary. But it mattered. And our small, ordinary lives do too. I hope sharing this
Like many, I watched speechless as events in Afghanistan unfolded. Taliban flags raised over Kabul, desperate crowds chasing planes down runways. Better minds than mine can assign blame. All I’ve been able to do is recall a moment of refuge and turn it into a prayer.
The widely-shared video from an obscure Catholic group is putting the health of many at risk. Here's a few of its wild claims checked.
I'm not here to convince you to get a Covid-19 vaccine, as I have. I am however, begging us all to stop claiming to be immunologists, vaccinologists, public health experts and medical statisticians.
The question isn’t whether we’ll experience hard times in life. Storms will of loss, betrayal, illness or plain old difficulty will come. The question is what will build resilience in us to face those storms without collapsing.
Time for me to get personal. In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus says to choose your teachers carefully as false prophets roam the land. My family knows how important this is, having felt the destruction false teaching can bring.