Benita Baker

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Drinking diet soda linked to heart disease

Diet soda’s sweet, nonexistent calories may be better for your waistline than your lifespan, a new study finds.<p>Older women who consume two or more …

The world had abandoned Rwanda, but one 'gutsy' Senegalese peacekeeper refused to stay on the sidelines

UN peacekeepers take a lot of flack for failing to act in the face of conflict.<p>Twenty years ago in Rwanda, the UN force there was unable to save the some 800,000 Rwandans who perished.<p>A small UN force was in Rwanda before the massacres began.<p>But after the slaughter started, most Western …

Controversies

More than 1,200 <b>Chili's</b> locations nationwide will donate 10 percent of <b>April 7</b> sales to the National Autism Association, which <i>Business Insider</i> points out is a "a notoriously anti-vaccine charity." In a statement, Chili's says its selection of the NAA as a beneficiary <b>does not "express a view"</b> on …

Miso Glazed Black Cod - Easy Broiled Fish Recipe

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

Homemade Chocolate Graham Crackers Recipe

Like their store-bought counterparts, these graham crackers have a mild chocolatey flavor while still retaining that slightly salty, honey-tinged wheatiness of a regular graham cracker. Graham flour is a type of whole wheat flour developed by Rev. Sylvester Graham. It's a true whole grain …

Associated Press News

How to Keep (or Kill) the Right Ministry Programs

If churches shouldn’t rely wholly on programs to do the work of ministry, this raises some questions: First, should churches ditch all their …

Diets

Leadership Training for Church Staff

Build a thriving church culture with strong working relationships among board members, staff, and volunteers.<p>Identify, recruit, equip, and support …

What Church Documents Say About Your Church

<b>By Chuck Lawless</b><p>I love working with local congregations. As I consult with churches, I learn so much by visiting the church, listening to the staff, …

Even the Smallest Church Can Make a Big Difference

If you work in and around churches, you know one of the most pressing and seemingly important questions is: <i>How can we get our church to grow?</i> We put …

Big Brother

11 Traits Of Churches That Will Impact The Future

onJanuary 22, 2014in Church Leadership<p>If you are unfamiliar with Carey Nieuwhof, he is simply one of Christianity’s greatest leaders. In addition to …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

The Editor's Letter From The April 2014 Issue Of Popular Science Magazine

The virtues of curiosity<p>Albert Einstein had no shortage of colorful quotes, but my favorite is perhaps his best known. In a letter to the biographer Carl Seelig in 1952, he wrote, “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” When Einstein penned those words, he was already the …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Sony World Photography Awards 2014 youth and open winners – in pictures

From muddy smiles to mini ponies and a rodeo in France, here are the winners of the youth and open categories in the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Dean Bradshaw on The Great Discontent (TGD)

“We take these huge risks and try not to look over the side of the cliff. If we lean over, look, and see what’s down there, it can be terrifying. As …

Breast Cancer