Better Angels tries to lower the volume on the high-decibel noise that’s further dividing a polarized nation

More than 150 other optimists from across the U.S. gathered at Eastern Mennonite University earlier this month to chart a course for civil dialogue in a country constantly shouting at each other on-line and in person. The organization called Better Angels was formed by blue and red voters following Donald Trump's victory as president a year and a half ago. ... read more about Better Angels tries to lower the volume on the high-decibel noise that’s further dividing a polarized nation from USA Today

Lindsay Mustafa Davis: Women need Christian discipleship, not female discipleship

At a Campus Crusade for Christ retreat eight years ago, I sat with 50 other young women at a Young Life camp in Goshen, Va., listening to a female speaker give a lecture about marriage. The topic was "being faithful while we wait." What I remember most from the event is not what it took to be a good Christian wife. It is what my male friend told me about what the guys learned during their session: how to follow the spirit’s calling toward their specific, unique ministries. ... read more about Lindsay Mustafa Davis: Women need Christian discipleship, not female discipleship from Sojourners

Education professor to speak at Shepard Symposium on Social Justice

Kathy Evans, professor of education, will be a keynote speaker at University of Wyoming’s Shepard Symposium on Social Justice in April. She will be joined by Judy and Dennis Shepard, the parents of Matthew Shepard, who was murdered outside of Laramie during the 1998 fall semester, and University of Wyoming education professor Angela Jaime. This is the 20th anniversary of Shepard’s death; the annual symposium honors him. ... read more about Education professor to speak at Shepard Symposium on Social Justice from University of Wyoming