Shuana Hackworth

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The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.<p>Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a …

Parenting

Mega-church pastor confesses he doesn’t like using the word ‘evangelical’ because of what the right wing has done

Religious leaders have spent the weekend coming forward to dispute the use of scripture by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to justify separating …

Faith

Mike Pence Should Not Address #SBC18

Baptist Press released news about an hour ago that U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will address the SBC Annual Meeting on Wednesday morning at 11am. …

Mike Pence

Apple Leak Shows Off The Biggest Ever iPhone

Last month I exclusively confirmed Apple’s all-new iPhone line-up. And now a legendary leaker has revealed Apple’s two biggest model changes…<p>Putting the icing on a truly prolific week where he exposed both Google’s Pixel 3 design and Samsung’s final Galaxy Note 9 changes, OnLeaks – aka Steve …

Mobile Technology

Are We Ready to Follow God?

<i>“Elijah came near to all the people and said, ‘How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow</i> …

Ten Signs Your Church Has Been Secularized

The Bible teaches that the church is supposed to influence the world as salt and light (Matthew 5:13-16), but instead the church has often been …

Why the Church Ignores Racism (and other things, too)

There’s a lot I don’t know about. I’ve never broken a leg or had my appendix taken out, so don’t ask me about that. I’ve never adopted a child or …

The cowardly way L.A. perceives its homeless only makes it harder to get them help

A message posted recently to my neighborhood’s website caught my attention. It described a homeless woman passed out on the sidewalk in the middle of the day with an open liquor bottle, her shopping cart in the street. The writer called “non-emergency” services to report the situation because it …

Homelessness

Romans 8:28 CSB; We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God, who are called according to his purpose.

We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God, who are called according to his purpose.

Wallpaper Weekends: Twelve Apostles, Australia for Mac, iOS, and Apple Watch

- Jul 28, 2017<p>Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high-quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and …

Apple Watch

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

9 Signs Your Workplace Is Emotionally Unintelligent (and How to Intervene) | Inc.com

Here's a troubling trend.<p>Other than fidget spinners, I mean.<p>Research among people recently leaving corporate life indicates a surprising thread. Guess what strength is most common among the newly departed?<p>Now, compare that to the increasing commonality of a low-EQ workplace and you have a "no duh" …

Employment

Is Unity Even Possible?

<b>Today’s Reading:</b> Ephesians 3<p>Ephesians 3:6 (NIV) <i>“This mystery is that through the gospel the Gentiles are heirs together with Israel, members together</i> …

Theology

Unlocking the Hidden Power of the Spoken Word

Long before the power of positive thinking came the power of the spoken word.Back in Bible times, this was regularly practiced—most recognizably by …

This Could be Why Your Prophetic Word Hasn't Come to Pass

One day as we were standing in a parking lot having a conversation about destiny and the call of God on a person’s life, a friend of mine pulled out …

A Neuroscientist explains the origins of emotions

We don’t all make the same expressions when we’re sad<p>I am known for being hard to read, to the point that friends complain that they can never tell what I’m thinking by looking at my face. But, says neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett, it’s possible that they might remain confused even if my face …

8 TED talks that will change how you think about human psychology

Some of the talks deal with happiness and success, and others with memory and motivation. But all of them provide an important window into what makes us tick.<p>Here are a handful to get you better-acquainted with the organ between your ears.

What is the difference between depression and atypical depression?

Mental illness comes in many different forms.<p>Depression is not a one-size-fits-all condition. The symptoms are complex and varied, ranging from low …

15 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent, Even If You Don't Feel Like It | Inc.com

Have you ever let emotion push you into doing something you later regretted? Or allowed your feelings to hold you back from something you really wanted to do?<p>Guess what? We all have.<p>Emotional intelligence, the ability to make emotions work for you instead of against you, involves learning and …

Emotional Intelligence

People With ADHD Have Different Brains

Certain brain structures related to emotion and reward are smaller in people with the disorder, new research finds.<p>The largest-ever brain imaging study on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has led scientists to say the condition should be considered a neurological disorder, not just a …

The Key to Spiritual Breakthrough

“You do not have, because <i>you do not ask</i>” (James 4:2). How much enjoyment of God’s presence and experience of his power for mission are we missing out …

Crushing Times When You Want to Run Away

Watch this Special Video Message from Lysa Just for Us! Jesus Could Have Run Jesus knew the crushing heart feeling. He felt it. He carried it. He …

Urban Mix-and-Match Religion Didn't Start with Nick Cannon

Why this 'new spirituality' is really just old-fashioned syncretism. After waking up in the middle of the night to the high-pitched cries of my sweet …

5 Indicators of an Evil and Wicked Heart - Association of Biblical Counselors

As Christian counselors, pastors and people helpers we often have a hard time discerning between an evil heart and an ordinary sinner who messes up, …

Marching to Zion

Current Issue<p>June 2018Subscribe<p>Read This Issue<p><b>Cover Story: Mending Men’s Ministry</b><p>God Hates Gun Violence<p>I Thought God Could Never Love a Convicted …

The Song of Solomon 2:10 ESV; My beloved speaks and says to me: "Arise, my love, my beautiful one, and come away,

• 'Auhelawa<br>• Abau<br>• Achagua<br>• Achi<br>• AchuarAchuar-Shiwiar<br>• Adi<br>• AdjukruAdioukrou<br>• Adzera<br>• Afrikaans<br>• Agarabi<br>• Aguaruna<br>• Agusan Manobo<br>• Agutaynen<br>• Aimol<br>• Ainu (Japan)<br>• Ajyíninka …

Black Christianity Before the Civil War: Did You Know?

Current Issue<p>Remembering Billy Graham - April 2018Subscribe<p>Read This Issue<p><b>How a Humble Evangelist Changed Christianity As We Know It</b><br>• How Billy Graham …

The Holiness Movement's 'Washerwoman Evangelist'

Current Issue<p>May 2018Subscribe<p>Read This Issue<p><b>The Ministry of the Disabled</b><p>Stop Apologizing for Apologetics<p>How to Become America’s Fastest-Growing …

Apple's iPhone 'X' might cost as much as a MacBook

Apple’s radical new iPhone may come with a $1,000 price tag.<p>Or an even bigger price tag. Apple’s 2017 premium iPhone – which some Wall Street analysts are calling the “iPhone X” with “X” designating the 10th anniversary of the iPhone – could be priced at over $1,000.<p>That argument was made this week …

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioral therapy is grounded in the belief that it is a person’s perception of events—rather than the events themselves—that determines …

Psychology