We have dietary information and also look at the Ashley Madison hacking scandal, the Morning Center, and dealing with a loved one’s Alzheimer’s disease.
- The cover of a recent Time magazine read, “Eat Butter. Scientists labeled fat the enemy. Why they were wrong.” On the front page of this month’s newsletter, health information researcher Bill Sardi reports about scientific findings that refute the diet dogma that fat is unhealthy. It is now realized that the dietary guidelines to avoid fat and eat carbohydrates is a major factor in the increase in diabetes. Many resources on this and related topics have been featured in past newsletters and are available at samaritanministries.org/fat.
- Rob Slane focuses on the Ashley Madison hacking scandal. One question we should be asking is, “How can a company that promotes adultery, complain that stealing information is wrong?”
- Memphis Morning Center executive director Les Riley reminds us that we minister the Gospel to persons, not statistics, as he relates how Morning Center staff and the local Christian community work together to help people in need. (Remember: Visit go2memphis.org to learn more about how to help the Morning Center.
- This month’s Member Spotlight features the Herman family, who are developing a rundown campground into a lakeside cabin community. The Hermans are growing in their faith, ministering the Gospel through their work, and are now featured on a TV show called Lake Life on the DIY Network. They also explain why they joined Samaritan.
- Is the idea of a nationwide obesity epidemic supported by the evidence? Does increased weight correlate with increased risk of mortality? Learn why some researchers emphatically say, “No!”
- In her book, Who’s in Mama’s Chair?, Samaritan member Eileen Hill offers wisdom and encouragement for those who are dealing with a loved one who has Alzheimer’s. Read the review by Marcia Krahn.
- The Doorpost reminds us that when we are persecuted for Christ’s sake, we are blessed.