While prevailing cultural norms prohibit men from showing emotion and discourage intimate relationships, men’s mental health problems and suicide rates are soaring. Martin Saunders suggests a vision for male friendship grounded in Paul’s vision of God’s love.
When we see one another as whole persons, we respect and acknowledge the image of God. Kermit Moss asks if we are willing to do the risky, vulnerable work of seeing the fullness of God’s image in young people.
It is through song, and the deep sorrow of souls that we are all connected. In this article, Veronice Miles discusses her connection to an old Spiritual, and how hope is what bridges the gaps between us.
I have always identified with the nerds, the dorks, and the geeks. I grew up on Final Fantasy, Star Wars, and fanfics. I loved school, books, and politics. I was awkward in school, especially around girls.
Talking with young people about contraceptive choices and pregnancy loss is fraught with difficulty. Visco Rusert discloses her experience navigating these conversations during her time as a youth worker.