Chris Schneider

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Are You Saved?

Time and time again, I have heard from Christians that all I have to do in order to be "saved" is accept their Jesus as my "savior." This appears to …

Why Binge Watching is to Blame for Kids Not Learning

Craig Blewett, <i>University of KwaZulu-Natal</i><p>The Collins English Dictionary unveiled a thoroughly modern concept as its word of the year for 2015: binge watching. It usually refers to consuming endless hours of movies or series on Netflix, one after the other. But binge watching is about the more …

One Fixed Point: “Sherlock,” Sherlock Holmes, and the British Imagination

[<i>The only real spoilers for the new series of Sherlock, which concluded last weekend in the United Kingdom, are for the first episode, “The Empty</i> …

35 Perfect Examples of the Art of the Short Story

People can argue all day about the greatest novels, but there is never enough discussion about short story collections. In honor of the first …

Japan's homeless are being recruited to clean up the radioactive debris at Fukushima

Cleaning up radioactive waste in Fukushima may be one of the worst jobs in Japan. Clean-up of the site has fallen behind schedule and finding workers has been a challenge. Now it turns out, the homeless are among those being recruited for the job.<p>Antoni Slodkowski, one of the reporters who …

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How text messages help the Polaris Project zero in on human trafficking

A few months ago, a worker monitoring a hotline for the Polaris Project, a nonprofit group dedicated to combating human trafficking, received a text message from an 18-year-old woman in distress.<p>The woman, a sex-trade worker, was trapped in a motel room with her pimp and she secretly used his …

Oakland schools' mission to end child trafficking

The girl in the halter top with long hair and pink lipstick stood on a corner at 19th Avenue and International Boulevard and stared at her phone.<p>Two blocks up, another girl, in white, knee-high boots and a short, leopard-print skirt, was ambling along the sidewalk.<p>"There's another one," said …

Descending Theology: The Nativity – Mary Karr

She bore no more than other women bore,<br>but in her belly’s globe that desert night the earth’s<br>full burden swayed.<br>Maybe she held it in her clasped …

Bringing Lewis from Page to Stage

<b>Editors’ note</b>: The weekly TGCvocations column asks practitioners about their jobs and how they integrate their faith and work. Interviews are …