Garrett James Shreve

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Watch Michael Phelps Crush Simone Biles and Aly Raisman on Lip Sync Battle

Olivia Munn had a few secret weapons up her sleeve when she performed on Sunday’s <i>Lip Sync Battle</i>—Olympic gold medalists Simone Biles and Aly Raisman, …

The 3-Rule System for Getting Along With Your College Roommate

This may get uncomfortable.<p>Harlan Cohen, the author of <i>The Naked Roommate,</i> has a few tips for college freshmen who will be living with a roommate for …

Your Faith Has Made You Well [Mark 5:24-34]

Mark 5:24-34A large crowd followed and pressed around him. 25 And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years. 26 She had …

Jesus

When it comes to parenting, be a 'gardener’, not a 'carpenter’

If permission to stop parenting sounds like the solution to surviving the rest of the summer holidays, then Alison Gopnik is your saviour. The US psychology professor and grandmother of three thinks too much “parenting” risks ruining your relationship with your children. It is also churning out a …

3 ways empathy can improve your life

Does it ever feel like people are all self-absorbed jerks? Like they're not listening? Only in it for themselves?<p>You're not crazy. Empathy is …

How God Saved Me from the Prosperity Gospel

I am a pastor in a small village about 500 kilometers west of Nairobi—in Kenya’s sugar belt region. For the better part of my adult life, I was a …

Read President Obama on why men need to be feminists too

Obama was our first sitting president to publicly self-identify as a feminist. That matters.<p>President Barack Obama will leave behind a mixed, but still impressive, legacy on women’s issues. He didn’t do much to actively defend reproductive rights, and during his presidency Republicans took over …

20 Authors’ First Books to Read in Your Twenties

Is there any better time to be a reader than in your twenties?<p>Freed from the assigned reading lists of the first two decades of your life, but with plenty of room left in your brain for new stories and ideas, you may never be more receptive to the book that will change your life than you are in …

In Order To Achieve Lasting Success: 10 Tips To Become An Attractive Person

Fifty percent of this year is gone. Question, have you reached 50 percent or half of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful in any area …

Motivation

When the Value of High School Is Exaggerated

It turns out that students who take AP classes don’t actually get better college grades.<p>As more students pursue college, high schools are becoming increasingly bullish about enrolling students in advanced classes. These courses, the standard refrain goes, will prepare young people for the rigor of …

High School

Michelle Obama's Stunning DNC Speech Will Give You Chills

Pinterest<p>Speaking before a divided Democratic Party, Michelle Obama delivered a truly unforgettable speech at the Democratic National Convention Monday night—one that confronted issues of race, gender, and Trump.<p>It's hard to believe that it's been eight years since Mrs. Obama first took the …

Michelle Obama

How Michelle Obama Turned Donald Trump's Vision Of America Upside Down

The first lady's powerful speech staked a claim to optimism -- and patriotism.<p>PHILADELPHIA ― Monday night at the Democratic National Convention featured two of the party’s most electric and accomplished speakers: Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.<p>But the star of the evening was Michelle Obama, …

Michelle Obama

How Prison Labor Is the New American Slavery and Most of Us Unknowingly Support It

/ Jul 24, 2016<p>American slavery was technically abolished in 1865, but a loophole in the 13th Amendment has allowed it to continue “as a punishment …

McDonald's

Daily Bible Reading Devotional – July 25th, 2016

Scripture Reading(s)<b>Luke 12:32-40</b>12:32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.12:33 Sell your …

Christianity

Writer Pens Heartbreaking Column On 'Beautiful Life' While Fighting Cancer

Journalist with brain cancer thanks friends, family for beautiful life in last column<p>Writer and mom Alison Piepmeier thanked those who made her life …

Powerful Advice From a Dying Man

via <b>Reddit</b><p>“I am only 24 years old, yet I have actually already chosen my last tie. It’s <b>the one that I will wear on my funeral</b> a few months from now. …

Cool Stuff

If You 'Aspire To Write,' You're Doing It Wrong

Throw a stone in the streets of Hollywood and you'll most likely hit an "aspiring actress". In New York? "Aspiring model". And if that stone doesn't hit those members of the Aspirations Club, it will hit the aspiring singer, or the aspiring rapper, or the aspiring dancer.<p>Actually, if you throw that …

Creative Writing

I Chose To Be The Dad My Son Needed, Not The One I Was Trained To Be

My dad was emotionally unavailable and non-communicative. He neither talked with my brother and I nor played with us. He was cold, grouchy, moody, …

16 Tips to Start Habits You Want and Stop Ones You Don't

You know successful habits create success. The challenge is doing them. Here are tips from someone who hasn't missed his daily habits in over five years.<p>In January 2011 I started writing on my blog daily. I haven't missed a day since, meaning over 2,200 posts. It's part of why I'm writing here.<p>In …

Cosmology, God And Why 'The Big Picture' Needs To Be Bigger

I’ll apologize in advance for a long review. And it’s a long review because Sean Carroll’s <i>The Big Picture</i> is an important book that needs to be read by a much wider audience than popular science aficionados. But let me start with a short historical prologue:<p>Back in the 12th century, a trickle of …

This Is What Believing In God Does To Your Brain

Humans suppress areas of the brain used for analytical thinking and engage the parts responsible for empathy in order to believe in god, a new …

Psychology

Career Coach: Leadership lessons from a legend

By Joyce E.A. Russell<p>, Contributor<p>The accolades have been pouring in for Coach Pat Summitt of the University of Tennessee’s Lay Vols basketball team – all-time college basketball leader with 1,098 career wins (the most in NCAA Division I history), an .841 winning percentage (with a win percentage …

Flashback Friday: 45 Life Lessons You'd Give to Your Younger Self

If you had a time machine, what would you change about your past? (Other than investing in Apple immediately, of course.) You've spent at least a few …

Personal Finance

Unlocking Your Parental Intelligence -- Changing Your Parenting Life Style

Why do children do what they do? What's on their minds? How can parents know their child's inner world?<p>Do you ever wonder why your child behaves the way she does? How many times in a single day do you ask yourself, "Why did she do that?" Even little things can throw you.<p>Your three-year-old lies …

Parenting

How To Raise Brilliant Children, According To Science

"Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?"<p>When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a "Just because." You can explain: "Red is for stop and green is for go." Or, you can turn the question back to her and help her figure out the answer with …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Chris Evans has quit "Top Gear."</b> He leaves the show amid sliding ratings and broad criticism of his presenting style.<p><b>2. MailOnline says Snapchat's redesign saw it quadruple traffic and sell out all its ads.</b> Martin Clarke also told The Drum he's not particularly concerned by ad blocking just</b> …

Advertising

Michael Phelps Going To Rio Olympics, Announces 'Bong-ercise' Exercise Book, DVD

<i>Michael Phelps Going to Rio Olympics, Announces 'Bong-ercise' Exercise Book, DVD</i><p>Legendary swimmer Michael Phelps made a big splash this week making his fifth U.S Olympic team. Phelps heads to the Rio games where he is sure to add to his already record haul of 22 Olympic medals. One of the reasons, …

What do college students really think about diversity? We asked.

By John M. Carey<p>Yusaku Horiuchi<p>This past year, in high-profile confrontations across the country, student activists have been making demands about campus climate and diversity. Those have included removing symbols or institutional names linked to slaveholders or to institutional racism, and …

College & University

Mark Cuban's 3 'Smart Money Moves Everyone Should Make'

“Don’t.” That was Mark Cuban’s surprising answer when we asked him on the set of <i>Shark Tank</i> last week for his number-one tip for making money in investing. “Don’t invest.”<p>Next, unprompted, the fast-talking entertainment tech mogul and Dallas Mavericks owner launched into a rapid-fire list of “smart …

Preacher’s Toolkit: Should I Learn Hebrew and Greek or Is Bible Software Enough?

<b>Editors’ note</b>: “Preacher’s Toolkit” is a new monthly series that seeks to answer questions related to preaching. If you have a preaching-related …