Articles Tagged Society - ULC Blog

When crimes are reported in the news, a common gut reaction of the public is that we need tighter control and more police presence. This response is somewhat understandable; people want to feel as if there is someone out ...

Category: Social Justice

Various world religions include community support as one of their basic tenets of belief. It is easy, however, for churches to become insulated against the problems of their cities and the world at large. In an effort to ...

Category: Religion

Sometimes people want to serve in their faith communities but they can't seem to find their niche. They have several skills they would love to share with others but lack the outlet to do so. One way to incorporate more p ...

Category: Uncategorized

You likely view your faith community as a place where you are all working together toward the same goal. When differences of opinion arise in committee meetings or in other decision-making groups, however, the work can b ...

Category: Uncategorized School Political and Religious Controversy

Society has an issue with violence. Any time a violent incident occurs, many people chime in on the action taken to respond to it. Those who side with law enforcement tend to view the response as an example of their oath ...

Category: Social Justice

One of the main goals of the church is to welcome people who are looking for a community with which to explore their faith. Many organizations are starting to recognize the importance of offering inclusion training for t ...

Category: Equal Rights Morality

The supposed free market is championed in many capitalist nations. Goods and services are bought for a certain amount of money, payable upon receipt. This seemingly simple exchange is the basic element that drives stock ...

Category: Politics

There are many books and movies that regale the benefits of friendship. Friends offer comfort, support, laughter and joy. Religious texts are full of examples of friends who care for each other, even when no one else doe ...

Category: Uncategorized

As summer approaches, many families are looking for fun things for children to do during the break from school. Popular choices include reading, swimming, playing team sports and going on vacation. Another good option is ...

Category: Aid Morality

What do you think of when you think of stewardship? For some, it brings to mind a business transaction in which people are held responsible for certain resources. For others, it is linked to the financial and legal secur ...

Category: Environment Morality Religion