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Father Knows Best: Steps toward reconciliation


Martin Elfert Jul 22, 2014

And then I might gently suggest to her that it isn’t too late to say, “I’m sorry – I made a mistake.”

Whitworth to celebrate 125 years


Tracy Simmons Jul 22, 2014

Whitworth University will mark its 125th anniversary with several events Oct. 9-12 for the Whitworth and Spokane communities.

Why is Pope Francis spending so much time going after the Mafia?

Pope Francis waves to the crowd in St. Peter?s Square on Tuesday (March 19) at the Vatican.

Josephine McKenna Jul 22, 2014

It began with the murder of an innocent 3-year-old boy who burned to death in his grandfather’s car in a Mafia ambush in January.

Is compassion a function of government?


Nick Batt Jul 21, 2014

This post is more of a question that the assertion of a proposition: Why do some people consider compassion to be a function of government?

IRS agrees to monitor churches for electioneering


Kimberly Winston Jul 21, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service said it will monitor churches and other houses of worship for electioneering in a settlement reached with an atheist group.

Words matter

Kurt Bubna Jul 21, 2014

Why is it so easy to be negative? Why do we say hurtful things so often? We know, from firsthand experience, that sticks and stones may break our bones, but words do, in fact, also break us, and yet we say them anyhow.

Manhood Matters: The Call of the Wild


Eric Blauer Jul 21, 2014

I’ve been facilitating a men’s group this summer called ManCLAN. It’s part adventure and experience and part dialogue and inspiration.