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CNLP 189: Rusty George on Leadership and Trust, Why We Misplace It and How to Trust People After You've Been Burned

Of all the things leaders struggle with, personal betrayal and hurt seem to run the deepest. In a very perceptive conversation, Rusty George talks …

Oprah Winfrey

The Warning Against Desiring Spiritual Success

Worldliness is not the trap that most endangers us as Christian workers; nor is it sin. The trap we fall into is extravagantly desiring spiritual …

Faith

Beware of Spiritual Incest

When at a business convention, I once spouted off a grand sounding idea, but it was really a bad suggestion that warranted immediate rejection. Yet I …

Bible

Starbucks will close 8,000 US stores May 29 for racial-bias training

Starbucks says it will close its 8,000 company-owned stores in the United States for one afternoon to educate employees about racial bias.<p>The announcement follows an uproar over the arrest of two black men who were waiting for a friend at a Philadelphia Starbucks last week. The store manager called …

Trespassing

What the Starbucks incident tells us about implicit bias

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could implicit bias training prevent an incident like the one at a Philadelphia Starbucks in which two black men were arrested after asking to use the restroom?<p>The word "implicit bias" or some variation of it has been used by Starbuck's CEO, the city's police commissioner, its mayor, NAACP …

Justice

There's No Scientific Basis for Race—It's a Made-Up Label

In the first half of the 19th century, one of America’s most prominent scientists was a doctor named Samuel Morton. Morton lived in Philadelphia, and he collected skulls.<p>He wasn’t choosy about his suppliers. He accepted skulls scavenged from battlefields and snatched from catacombs. One of his most …

Native Americans

As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

New Orleans

Thousands Flee as Syrian Government Troops Advance on Eastern Ghouta

Thousands of civilians fled a town in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Thursday as government forces advanced on the rebel-held enclave. It’s the largest …

Middle East

A Quiet Exodus: Why Black Worshipers Are Leaving White Evangelical Churches

FORT WORTH — Charmaine Pruitt wrote the names of 12 churches on a sheet of paper, tore the paper into 12 strips, and dropped them into a Ziploc bag. It was Sunday morning and time to pick which church to attend.<p>This time of the week two years earlier, there would have been no question. Ms. Pruitt, …

Fort Worth

'Exodus' from Puerto Rico: A visual guide

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20, there already was an unprecedented migration from the Caribbean island to the mainland United States -- at least in part because of the US commonwealth's financial crisis. After the storm, academics are starting to use words such as …

Caribbean

I Thought I Was Prepared to Marry a Black Man, But I Had NO Idea

It was a little over two and a half years ago, right before I was about to be married that I was asked the question, “Are you prepared for what you …

What Are Microaggressions And Are You Committing Them?

Two weeks ago during its opening weekend, I took a trip to the movies to see <i>Get Out</i>. I was excited to see it but was pleasantly surprised by the …

Race, the Gospel, and the Moment

How should Christians, and especially those with an Anglo-white background, respond to last weekend’s alt-right gathering in Charlottesville and its …

'Unchained': What Christians Need to Know About the Generational Trauma of Racism

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How to Explain the Current Racial Tension to Your Mostly White Church

Robert Morris believes the reason America still has a problem with racism is due, in part, to the church. The pastor of Gateway Church in Dallas, …

Aly Raisman Is Ready To Burn It All Down

Olympic gold medalist gymnast Aly Raisman delivered a 13-minute victim impact statement today in front of Ingham County Circuit Judge Rosemarie …

USA Gymnastics

Live TV Streaming Services - Online

Some local channels including FOX, NBC, ABC, Univision and UniMás are only available in select markets. See which local channels are available in …

All Photographs

Embrace racial healing to change hearts and minds - W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Aug. 22, 2017<p>Prior to the displays of hatred and the tragic loss of Heather Heyer, a young woman who seemingly embraced the virtues of healing, a …

The Surprising Link Between African-Americans and the Great Awakening

The revivalists of the Great Awakening found an especially receptive audience among the black population of Colonial America. Blacks, both slave and …

Reclaimed Barn Wood Wall Panel- Easy Peel and Stick Application (10 Sq Ft, Whitewashed Barn Wood)

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>100% Reclaimed Barn wood with back adhesive strips (Peel and Stick Installation)<p>Piece lengths range from 1 ft …

Desk

New tiny house was created to combat LA’s housing shortage

Plús Hús is a 320-square-foot ADU with Icelandic roots<p>“What would you do with 320 square feet?” posits Plús Hús, an accessory dwelling unit designed by Santa Monica, California-based practice Minarc. A variation of that question has been floating around the tiny home movement for quite some time …

This may be the most luxurious tiny house we’ve seen yet

The new Alpha Tiny House is what we’d like to imagine <i>Friday Night Lights’</i> Tim Riggins would be living in now. Sure he’ll have finished that house he …

Air Purifiers

New domestic abuse law 'could change Scotland'

<b>A bill to criminalise psychological domestic abuse has been passed, with some campaigners saying it "could change Scotland forever".</b><p>The Domestic Abuse bill, which has wide backing, creates a specific offence of "abusive behaviour in relation to a partner or ex-partner".<p>This includes psychological …

Sociology

What Trump-era protesters can learn from the lunch counter sit-ins of 1960

The sit-ins were spectacularly effective. It’s worth considering why this movement worked and how to replicate its success.<p>On this day in 1960, four young African-American men sat down at the whites-only lunch counter of the Woolworth store in Greensboro, N.C., and set in motion one of the most …

Black History

What Not to Say to Someone Who's Been Hurt by the Church

3. “I Don’t Want to Gossip.”<p>If a pastor or staff member is mistreating someone in the congregation, it’s not gossip for that person to talk about it. …

5 Boundaries to Save You From Unhealthy Relationships and Manipulative People

<b>3. (For those who are married)</b> <b>Be completely UNIFIED with your spouse in your approach to dealing with this difficult person.</b><p>If there’s an overbearing …