New York City churches tread the line between community center and place of worship; they are a mixture of ESL classes in the basement, bi-vocational pastors, after-school programs and co-op gardens behind project buildings. They are dinner parties on Wednesday nights, and artist collective meetings in recording studios.Link
::: Building Resilient Kids
In the most accurate sense, it means that a child has good adaptive capacities to metabolize various experiences, even difficult ones, and continue to thrive. It is an important quality for later success in all areas of life, and in my opinion, one of the best things to build into a child.Link
::: More than 100 Chinese cities now above 1 million people
::: When we reach the end of our days our life experience will equal what we have paid attention to, whether by choice or default - William James via Jon Tyson
Picture: Missions leadership weekend, Annapolis, March 2017.