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Aaron Pierce Not Beyond Reach Podcast Interview

Is Gen Z beyond the reach of the church? A conversation with Aaron Pierce

A lonely man sits by a window with his elbows on a table, his head downcast, his hands folded in front of his forehead, an illustration of the loneliness caused by the friendship recession. By pathdoc/stock.adobe.com

If you’re suffering from the “friendship recession,” you’re not alone

A lone bison stands in a field in front of the Grand Teton mountains in Wyoming. By moosehenderson/stock.adobe.com. Some people wonder, "Is Wyoming a state?"

Does Wyoming really exist? The “post-holiday blues” and the reality of post-Christmas hope

A group of children in Halloween costumes reach into a bag of candy while trick-or-treating. By Rawpixel.com/stock.adobe.com. Why is Halloween so popular?

Why is Halloween so popular? A reflection on war, loneliness, and transforming grace

STOCK PHOTO: A scuba diver looks at goldfish underwater. By JonMilnes/stock.adobe.com. A man has said that a fish is his closest friend, an illustration of the increasing loneliness of our day.

“My closest friend is a fish”: Responding to the loneliness and anxiety of our day

Two young women simle while enjoying coffee at a coffeeshop. By Jacob Lund/stock.adobe.com. What is the secret to happiness?

Harvard’s Arthur C. Brooks on the secret to happiness

A patron buys a movie ticket underneath a marquee featuring the films "Barbie" and "Oppenheimer" at the Los Feliz Theatre, Friday, July 28, 2023, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello). The simultaneous release resulted in the event called "Barbenheimer."

From Barbenheimer to The Flash: The hits, flops, and surprises of the 2023 summer movie season

A statue of an angel with its hands folded in prayer in front of a setting sun. © By UMB-O/stock.adobe.com. More Americans believe in angels than they do in hell or the devil.

Far more Americans believe in angels than believe in hell: Cafeteria religion and the joy of living “coram Deo”

A lab technician wearing blue gloves holds a vial of some chemical substance in front of an open laptop. © Parilov/stock.adobe.com Authorities discovered an unlicensed lab in Fresno County, California, where the CDC found at least twenty potentially infectious agents.

Will World War III be fought with biological and computer viruses?

A lonely young woman stares out of a rainy window. © By Africa Studio/stock.adobe.com. Per the US Surgeon General's office, loneliness “can increase the risk of premature death to levels comparable to smoking daily.”

Why is loneliness as dangerous as smoking?

A single mother and her son blow dandelion seeds into the air in a field. © By stepinpapa/stock.adobe.com

50,000 babies saved: How pro-life can go beyond pro-birth

A statue of Walt Disney holding the hand of Mickey Mouse in front of the Disneyland castle in Anaheim, CA

“I feel like I might be dreaming”: A stranger takes a 100-year-old veteran to Disneyland

A man stretches his hand out toward the camera, waiting for a handshake. © Prostock-studio/stock.adobe.com

How the church can solve “touch-starvation”: An excerpt from “Digital Church in a Lonely World” by Benjamin Windle

How to navigate suicide, self-harm, depression, and emotions with preteens and teens: A conversation with Jeff and Terra Mattson

Queen Elizabeth will not attend today’s Service of Thanksgiving due to “some discomfort”

“She died a hero trying to get help”: What we know about gunmen who carry out mass school shootings

Two gifts every child needs to give and every mother needs to receive

Pennsylvania school board rejects After School Satan Club

Why are teens sadder, lonelier, and more depressed than ever before?

What caused a flagship Russian warship to sink in the Black Sea?

“Blessed are the self-sufficient”: How the anti-Beatitudes explain our cultural anxieties

Why Russia “invaded” Ukraine: Explaining “Putin’s endgame”

“Unstoppable” skier was destined for gold—then he went the wrong way

Oregon mother sues Meta over daughter’s digital addiction: How is your digital stewardship?

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