Scroll through this #Tweachable Moment about TYFYS (“thank you for your service”) or read the related essay on Medium. Coming soon as a #PonderXchange podcast to Anchor! Should civilians thank veterans?
In 1974, Congress passed the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA). Although “veteran status” is often omitted from lists of protected populations because it falls outside the most prominent legislation,like Title IX or the Civil Rights act of 1964, VEVRAA provides equivalent federal nondiscrimination protections to veterans in employment. March 14, 2014 was the […]
**The following sermon was delivered at Durham Mennonite Church on Sunday, July 3rd, 2011. The readings for the day, on an adjusted lectionary, were Isaiah 31:1-32:8, Ecclesiastes 8:2-9, 1 Timothy 2:1-10, and Matthew 17:24-27. ~ America and I have a complicated relationship; it’s one of those “love-hate relationships.” Sometimes I can’t decide which it is. I love the freedoms […]