Dr. James Emery White

Dr. James Emery White

Becoming a Frontline Hero

I cannot begin to express my appreciation and admiration for the “frontline” heroes serving the rest of us during this very trying time. Doctors and nurses, police officers and firefighters, grocery store workers and delivery personnel. And, of course, there are many more. They.Are.Rockstars.

The Real Risk of Homeschooling

Let’s face it. We’re all homeschooling now. It’s not just a group of parents who all along felt it might be best, but rather the majority of the nation who have now been forced into its rigors. But is there a risk involved? Erin O'Donnell from Harvard thinks so.

Novels Worth Reading

I know, it’s all you can do to keep up with what you want to binge on Netflix, but now is a time like never before to recapture the lost art of reading. Last year, a survey was taken of English professors to recommend the 20 classics every American should read at least once in their lifetime.

5 Ways the Pandemic Is Saving the Church

COVID-19 is rightly seen as a plague on our world, leaving a wake of physical death and financial devastation in its path. Most would say it’s been terribly distressing to the church, as most churches around the world are not able to gather for weekly worship or physically interact as a community of faith.

The Startling Rise of Suicide

According to a new analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from 1999 to 2018 the suicide rate in the United States surged by 35%. It is now the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. The greatest increases have occurred since 2006.

COVID-19 and Generation Z

It’s been frequently quipped that the international quarantine will undoubtedly result in a baby “boomlet,” and that they should be called “Generation C,” as in Generation “Corona.” I’m sure it will. But more immediately pressing is what this watershed moment will mean for Generation Z, the now teenagers and young adults who will be forever marked by this seminal event.

8 Homeschooling Ideas

Whether you are a seasoned homeschooler or this is your first and very forced entry into that world, if you’re a parent, you’re homeschooling. Every homeschool parent looks for homeschooling ideas. Here are eight to think about during our nationally shared homeschooling adventure.

Holy Week

This week matters. Not because it will be filled with more COVID-19 news that will rock our world. Not because our hearts will be breaking with more lives lost. Not because of potentially increased ways the “new normal” of sheltering in place and social distancing will alter our lives. No, the week will matter because of something bigger than anything that will trend on social media or newsfeeds. The week will matter because it is Holy Week.

8 Really Good Things to Do While "Sheltering at Home"

The internet is abuzz with what to do while the world is locked down due to the Coronavirus, such as learning online, homeschooling kids, exercising in the living room, knocking out home projects and getting that Zoom account. But I haven’t seen a list of things that you could do that would nurture your spirit and support the cause of Christ. Here are eight to think about.