Spiritual Life

Joy of Resurrection Sunday should characterize Jesus followers: Pastors Perspective

I have been slowly realizing over the past couple of years that I need to understand Easter differently.


Giving up on giving up: Practicing the discipline of Lent: I'm Just Saying ...

Try harder, do better, love more, trust more, recommit, rededicate. I grew up hearing these messages in church most of my life.


Oshman JCC hosts panel on Judaism and Science

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center has scheduled its inaugural Judaism and Science Symposium, “An Exploration of the Convergence of Jewish & Scientific Thought,” 5 p.m. April 12 at the JCC’s Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.

Sponsored by Moment Magazine, the conference will feature a panel of religious and scientific scholars, including Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, formerly chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the British Commonwealth.


Silicon Valley Prayer breakfast speakers send strong messages about God's calling

Kirk Perry, Google Inc. president of brand solutions, discusses his faith at the March 13 Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast. Alicia Castro/Town Crier

When God calls, you have to listen to reap the benefits.

That was the moral of the story for two keynote speakers at the 21st annual Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast, held Friday at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara. Formerly the Los Altos Prayer Breakfast, the event draws successful leaders in the business world who discuss their faith.


Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast encourages people to find their calling

Oftentimes, we see employees go from one company to another because they get a more attractive offer: higher salary, stock options and other benefits. That’s what happens when the headhunter calls.


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