For the sake of our salvation, we need to pay serious attention, and act with purpose, to what Jesus teaches here in Matthew's Gospel:
"When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and all the nations will be assembled before him.
"And he will separate them … as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. He will place the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. more >>
A church in Ohio decided to cap off a monthly focus on "Random Acts of Kindness" by performing such to a pizza delivery driver.
Sycamore Creek Church in Pickerington surprised a pizza delivery driver by giving the woman a $1,000 tip, capturing the moment on a video uploaded to YouTube in October.
Pastor Steve Markle gathered $1,046 (to be exact), for the grateful Domino's employee, who was brought to tears by the gift. more >>
As technology changes, so does the job market. Two centuries ago, most low skilled workers would have found work as farmhands, while a century ago they would have been employed in a factory. Today they are most likely to work in the service industry, whether in retail, food service, janitorial services or as personal care aides in a nursing home or hospital.
As I have written before, these jobs are often important stepping stones to better ones, even if they do not offer a direct path to advancement. Low skilled jobs still teach workers how to follow instructions and become reliable, polite employees; these are habits that will greatly increase their chances of being hired again at a potentially higher wage.
Unfortunately, technology has marched forward at such a remarkable pace that even low skilled work is quickly becoming out of reach for many Americans. Jobs that once required only the ability to work with one's hands — an entry level auto-mechanic or a server in a restaurant — now demand computer skills as a basic requirement. more >>
With the Republican presidential debates having been filled with contested back-and-forth exchanges between candidates, the first Democratic debate Tuesday night on CNN went by without much animosity between the participants, as none of the underdog candidates went out of their way to smear front-runner Hillary Clinton.
Although the five candidates seemed to be on their best behavior and none of them maliciously attacked the validity of another candidate, there were 10 key highlights of the debate that showed the unity and minor chasms among the Democrats on certain issues.
'Damn emails' more >>
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich says he is contemplating buying Bibles for those who oppose the Obamacare Medicaid expansion.
Kasich, the current governor of Ohio, made the remarks Tuesday at the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C.
Kasich said that Medicaid expansion is a perfect example of politicians not leading in Washington and around the country and noted that he has been yelled at for supporting the measure, which is part of the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare." more >>
NEW YORK — First lady Michelle Obama is promoting the launch of a new campaign aimed at helping 62 million girls around the world gain access to education.
Obama spoke about the program during an appearance at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Saturday. The 62 million girls campaign, which builds on the Let Girls Learn initiative, is part of an effort to help millions of girls around the world complete their education through a Peace Corps program and the U.S. Agency for International Development.
After a touching introduction from pop megastar Beyonce, who was among this year's lineup of performers, Obama took the stage and spoke of the need for the global campaign. more >>