Monday's News & Ideas - 8/7/2017
- Hillary & faith, post election
- CBN reinventing itself
- NYC houses of worship 4 sale
- Chaplains & the art of listening
- Praying for your spouse
- Theme park for his daughter
Hillary wants to preach
The Atlantic: Religion is playing a big role in Clinton's post-election tour. What does she have to gain from sharing her faith now?
Understanding the Christian Broadcasting Network, the force behind the latest pro-Trump TV newscast
Vox: The network behind Pat Robertson's "The 700 Club" is reinventing itself for a new generation.
Struggling to survive, congregations look to sell houses of worship
The New York Times: Across New York City, religious leaders are making deals with developers and neighbors are fighting the proposals.
How chaplains master the art of listening
Deseret News: Chaplains spend thousands of hours perfecting skills that many people assume come naturally: sitting and listening.
Frustrated with your spouse? These scientists suggest a specific kind of prayer
The Washington Post: Praying daily for one's partner has been linked to numerous positive outcomes: increased relationship satisfaction, greater trust, cooperation, forgiveness and marital commitment.
How one man built a $51m theme park for his daughter
A father from Texas realized there were no theme parks where his disabled daughter could play. So, as the BBC reports, he decided to build one.