Formations 09.28.2014: United Kingdom Remains United

In a referendum earlier this month, Scotland rejected a bid by nationalists to break away from the United Kingdom. Despite their complaints about the central government in London, fifty-five percent of Scots felt it better not to become independent.

Formations 09.21.2014: Praying through a Crisis

At my church, we pray every week. Sometimes, we pray silently. Sometimes, a pastor or deacon gives voice to our prayers, and we respond with “Amen.” Sometimes we recite the Lord’s Prayer together.

Formations 09.14.2014: Reeling from a “Lifequake”

Americans remember September 11, 2001 as a horrific day in which the world was shattered by the destructive acts of ruthless fanatics. According to Dr. Howard Samuels, all of us have also faced smaller, more personal “ground-zero” experiences that have left us reeling, struggling to get back on our feet, and wondering how we could ever survive.

Formations 09.07.2014: New MLB Commissioner to Take Office Next Year

Last month, Major League Baseball named former league chief operating officer and labor lawyer Rob Manfred to be the tenth commissioner in the sport’s history, replacing Bud Selig. Manfred will officially take the reins in January.