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The Grand Rapids Art Museum Celebrates the Creative Vision of Jim Henson in The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

Submitted 09-15-2022 under NONPROFITS

Kermit the Frog (The Muppet Show), Ernie and Bert (Sesame Street), Jen and Kira (The Dark Crystal), plus ballroom costumes for Jareth and Sarah from Labyrinth featured in this exploration of the visionary entertainer’s work


Ethics and Religion Talk: What Do Clergy Do on Retreats?

Submitted 09-12-2022 under OPINION

Question: Do any of the panel members take retreats that are designed specifically for clergy? If so, could you explain what would go on over the few days you’d be there? When I think of retreats, I tend to imagine rural settings. Am I on target?


Community Updates: Friday, September 9

Submitted 09-09-2022 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum to host Cultural Heritage Festival and Anishinaabe Culture Day in October; City of Grand Rapids holds City Commission meeting on Tuesday; and more


The Preacher's Son is Finally Living Life Sober, Happy, and Free

Submitted 09-09-2022 under NONPROFITS

"Spiritually, the biggest thing Guiding Light has given me is this sense of community and belonging. I’ve always had trouble connecting. It’s never been natural for me to go and hang out with people. Drinking made that worse. Being here has really opened my eyes and softened my heart."


Ethics and Religion Talk: Does My Car Insurance Cover STDs?

Submitted 09-06-2022 under OPINION

Question: If the driver's behavior causes bodily harm to a passenger should the insurance company be on the hook for the damages? She is suing his auto insurance company because she got a sexually transmitted disease while in his car.


Tuesdays With Morrie Reveals, Conceals

Submitted 09-06-2022 under OPINION

Tuesdays With Morrie, the stage adaptation of the bestselling memoir, succeeds in celebrating its titular subject and in asking the fundamental questions.


Comprehensive Therapy Center is blowing off some STEAM this Fall

Submitted 09-06-2022 under NONPROFITS

Comprehensive Therapy Center is blowing off some STEAM this fall with the launch of our newest program, Learning Labs: Full STEAM Ahead! This program is designed to introduce 2-5 years olds to the concepts of STEAM.


Community Updates: Friday, September 2

Submitted 09-02-2022 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Police Department and SAFE Task Force to hold anonymous gun buyback event in push for violent crime prevention; Grand Rapids Fire Department announces new internship program; and more


Ethics and Religion Talk: Should Theology be Fear-based?

Submitted 08-29-2022 under OPINION

It is often agreed by both therapists and clergy that a large number of people grow up in homes and congregations where fear is the dominant factor in theology. This has emotionally and spiritually damaged many.


Community Updates: Friday, August 26

Submitted 08-26-2022 under NEWS

First annual Mexican Film Festival to take place at Wealthy Theatre in September; Grand Rapids City Commission holds "Commission Night Out" event on Tuesday; and more