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The Laying on of Hands

What does the Bible teach about “the laying on of hands,” and how should this ancient ritual function, or not, in the church today?Like anointing …

Theology

Goat Cheese And Roasted Garlic Beehive, The Best Appetizer Ever

It's a stunner.<p>You know a dish is a hit when guests come back after the party to ask if there’s any left over.<p>That’s what happened when I made this goat cheese and roasted garlic beehive a few years ago, and I’ve been making it every year since. The recipe comes from Chester Hastings’ book <i>The</i> …

Slow Cooker Sweet Pork Barbacoa

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 8 hours Yield: 6 servings<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>3 lbs pork shoulder (aka Boston Butt Roast)<br>3/4 cup packed light brown sugar, or …

This Flavorful Banh Mi is the Best Use For Leftover Turkey

Step 1<p>Mix cucumber slices, carrot ribbons, ginger, jalapeño, vinegar, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside, stirring every 10 minutes, until …

General Tso Tofu (Crispy Tofu without Deep Frying)

Learn how to make extra crispy tofu with the minimum amount of oil and time without deep frying, plus the best General Tso sauce! {vegan, …

Food & Dining

33 spots all Bay Area kids should visit to get close to nature

The Bay Area is brimming with natural beauty, providing families with an amazing outdoor playground filled with delights.<p>A hike along the coast might lead to a whale sighting or a walk through the woods means looking up into the tops of trees that are among the tallest on the planet.<p>It's the …

How to Grill Ribs Perfectly Every Time - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>The Institute of Culinary Education is one of the largest culinary schools in the world, offering both professional and recreational programs in New</i> …

Cooking

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in California

Traveling through California is like getting a crash course in America's natural beauty: the windswept deserts, Redwood forests, rocky coastlines, and rows of vines. Add to that some world-famous architecture and city skylines, and you have a state you could spend a lifetime exploring. It's …

Clinton accuses Sanders of 'very artful smear'

The rivals scrap over their progressive credentials, with Clinton accusing Sanders of a 'very artful smear.'<p>DURHAM, N.H. — Escalating the brawl that's defined the Democratic primary, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders viciously attacked each other’s progressive credentials at Thursday night’s …

Middle-class

What I’ve Learned In 20 Years of Ministry

Recently I was startled to realize that I had hit an important milestone in my life, the twentieth anniversary of my ordination to gospel ministry. …

Southern Baptist

15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

Books

Slow Cooker or Pressure Cooker

<i>Everyone will love this Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken, and it makes an easy delicious meal for a busy Taco Tuesday.</i><p><b>Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken</b> from Two …

Cooking

The Top 10 Recipes you Loved from Pinterest this Month

Spending so much time near the stove requires inspiration—and lots of it. Or at least that’s what we tell ourselves when we are indulging in the endless scroll on Pinterest. We know you like to search for inspiration as much as we do, which is why we wondered what you were loving, cooking, eating, …

Recipes

Four Moments I’m Preparing Students to Face

Ministry to children and youth for both parents and church workers focuses on cultivating followers of Christ with sustainable faith. Basically, we …

HelloGiggles: a Positive Community for Women

Simple Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos

Rub the pork shoulder on all sides with the minced garlic, massaging it into the meat.<p>Combine the salt, cumin, chili powder, black pepper, oregano, …

Healthy Breakfast Recipes to start your day off right

Food bloggers and authors share some of their top healthy breakfast recipes, from sweet potato pancakes to guilt-free ice cream...<p>Breakfast doesn’t …

The best bible apps for iPad

Whether it’s to follow along at service, to read daily scripture or to use for bible study, the App Store is filled with many terrific bible apps. …

A Private Chef Spills The Secret Eating Habits Of The Rich And Famous

If you're rich and famous, nothing about your vacation is ordinary -- especially the food. Celebrities often have personal chefs practically chained to the kitchens of their amazing holiday rentals so that every whim, craving, and food fantasy can be met.<p>One A-list chef living on a tropical island …

Five Points for Parents Who Want to Pass On the Faith

How is religion passed down across generations? That’s the theme of the new book <i>Families and Faith</i> by Vern L. Bengtson (with Norella M. Putney and …

Sodium Citrate Will Turn A Block Of Cheese Into The Creamiest Nacho Sauce Ever. Get Some.

There will be a nacho cheese fountain at my wedding reception someday. <i>(If a wedding never happens, this is a formal request that there</i> at least <i>be one at my funeral.)</i> Knowing this, you should now understand that the importance of nacho cheese in my life is paramount. So heed my advice: Sodium …

Peanut Dacquoise with Peanut Butter Mousse

Ingredients<p>meringue layers<p>1 1/4 cups roasted Spanish salted peanuts with skin (6 to 6 1/2 ounces), divided<p>3/4 cup sugar, divided<p>6 large egg whites<p>1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar<p>Pinch of coarse kosher salt<p>mousse<p>1/2 cup chunky natural-style peanut butter<p>1/4 cup (packed) golden brown sugar<p>Pinch of coarse …

Dessert

10 Cozy Fall Breakfast Recipes

Cooler temperatures and falling leaves mean it's time to turn on your oven and bake something delicious. Try these cozy breakfast recipes made from all your favorite fall ingredients -- apples, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, oats, pecans and more.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Walnuts & Raisins</b><p>…

Keller on Quiet Times, Mysticism, and the Priceless Payoff of Prayer

<i>Prayer</i>. Is there anything in the world less glamorous and more important?<p>In his new book, <i>Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God</i> (Dutton) [20 …

Zambian child bride: 'I was forced to marry a stranger'

<b>Seventeen-year-old Agnes (not her real name) was married three months ago to a man she had never met.</b><p>"My parents sat me down and told me I was no longer their responsibility. They wanted me to move out and start a life of my own," she recalls, sitting in the village of Chibombo, two hours' drive …

Nelson Mandela

Seeing a Woman: A conversation between a father and son

<i>Someday I am going to have to have the conversation with my son. No, not the conversation all parents dread giving and all kids are mortified having.</i> …

Feminism