Cristina Torres

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5 Reasons You’ll Never Be a Millionaire (and How to Fix That)

Break these 5 wealth-killing habits to reach your financial goals.<p>What if you could retire early, travel the world, or fund that brilliant business idea you've had tucked away in the corner of your mind?<p>Well, it certainly won't happen by accident, and despite your best efforts, you might just be …

Personal Finance

52 Tips for Happiness and Productivity

Original article written by Leo Babauta<p>This is something I’ve been wanting to write for some time — a Handbook for Life. Now, is there any handbook …

Happiness

5 Sure Signs of a Dying Church

The views expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the editorial opinion of The Christian Post or its editors.<p>Expand | Collapse<p>Church is …

Pope Francis: Handing over wealth to the poor is Christianity -- not communism

Handing over wealth to the poor is Christianity – not communism, Pope Francis told Catholics.<p>The pope struck back during Mass Tuesday at critics who …

Christianity

Adam Smith’s Underappreciated Wisdom on Benevolence, Happiness, and Kindness

“Man naturally desires, not only to be loved, but to be lovely; or to be that thing which is the natural and proper object of love.”<p><i>“Spiritual health and material well-being are not enemies: they are natural allies,”</i> wrote E.F. Schumacher in his timeless clarion call for “Buddhist economics,” …

Cost-benefit Analysis

Why Startups Love Moleskines

Last summer in Toronto, I found myself at a Demo Day, one of those tech-industry events where eager representatives of a dozen startups bound onto a stage and spend five minutes selling their visions of a utopian future expedited by antibacterial screen wipes that will change the world (something …

Innovation

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone's Sad (But Predictable) Views On Caitlyn Jenner

NEW YORK (RNS) Amid the national buzz over transgender celebrity Caitlyn (formerly Bruce) Jenner revealing her new female identity, a leading culture warrior in the Catholic hierarchy on Wednesday (June 3) denounced the spread of “gender ideology” and warned that it threatens the very foundation of …

Why Thousands Of Catholics Voted For Marriage Equality In Ireland

Last week, famously Catholic Ireland voted overwhelmingly to legalize same-sex marriage in a national referendum, making it the first nation in the …

The Complementarians Win: A Review of One God in Three Persons

This article was originally posted at my site. I’m married with four children, an SBC pastor, a PhD student at SBTS, and an average Southern Baptist. …

Theology

Criminalizing Poverty

<i>“Held captive.”</i> It was how one 13-year-old described the feeling of growing up poor in our wealthy nation, and for more and more Americans living in poverty, this feeling isn’t just a metaphor. The recent Department of Justice report on police and court practices in Ferguson, Missouri put a much …

What Goes Into a Successful Mentor Relationship?

One mentor/mentee pair share their perspective about the tactics to forge a rewarding mentor relationship.<p>The mentoring relationship can be somewhat …

How Do We Fund Nonprofit Leadership Development?

<b>By Nell Edgington</b><p>Something pretty exciting is going on. Perhaps I’m an eternal optimist, or I’m suffering from confirmation bias, but it seems to me …

Charities say philanthropy isn't enough in the face of state funding cuts

As social service programs scrambled to adjust to abrupt state funding cuts last month, a few received generous private donations to help plug the gap. But they are hardly in the clear.<p>With larger cuts looming for the 2016 fiscal year, which begins July 1, charities are ramping up advocacy and …

Bruce Rauner

Education Alone Won’t End Income Inequality

We live in a paradoxical time of historically high income and epic wealth inequality. Academics, politicians, business leaders and religious leaders …

Dante and the Eternal Quest for Nonreligious Divinity: Physicist Margaret Wertheim on Science and God

“I believe that there is a love that moves the sun and the other stars.”<p>Centuries after Ada Lovelace, the world’s first computer programmer, contemplated the relationship between science and religion, and decades after Carl Sagan did the same in his exquisite <i>Varieties of Scientific Experience</i>, …

The New World Order

Outside of the Western world, a handful of cities are fast becoming important global business players. Some of their home countries are recognizing that power and seek to create a multi-polar world that isn't so reliant on the U.S. and Europe. These are the power cities outside of the core …