• July 30, 2021By JB Shreve

    The past 18 months of global crisis have taught us many things, but chief among these is a startling revelation regarding the weakness of our response systems. Whether we are looking at the global pandemic, food systems, climate change, or any other point of crisis encountered during this season of extreme pressure, the crisis response

  • July 19, 2021By JB Shreve

    Last week the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) announced that the US experienced a record surge in drug overdoses last year. More than 93,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2020, increasing 30% compared to 2019. Ten states in the US are expected to show an increase of at least 40% in overdose

  • July 12, 2021By JB Shreve

    The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; He repaid me according to the cleanness of my hands. For I have kept the ways of the LORD and have not turned from my God to wickedness. Indeed, I have kept all His ordinances in mind and have not disregarded His statutes. I was blameless toward

  • July 5, 2021By JB Shreve

    “In some ways, before the event, the building was just another building on the beach. Now it’s a site of trauma and tragedy, a sign of — I don’t know. I don’t even know what it is. Is it a sign of mismanagement, over-optimism, negligence? I don’t know. I don’t know what it is.” Surfside