“Eat More Chikin”?
On August 6, 2012 By Matthew Soerens
Last Wednesday, Chick-Fil-A reportedly hit an all-time sales record. Hundreds of thousands of Americans—many of them evangelical Christians—proudly purchased a chicken sandwich to show their support for the restaurant chain, known by many Christians for the owners’ efforts to operate their business in ways consistent with biblical values. The crowds on Wednesday came […]Continue Reading →
Frustration, Anger, Hope & Gratitude
On August 22, 2011 By Matthew Soerens
As I sat there—hour after hour—I was flabbergasted by the way that the receptionist treated the various people who arrived at the front of the line. Her standard greeting was a stern “why are you here?” (not, “good morning, how can I help you?”) and she would berate people for not knowing what and where their “A Number” was. She also did not speak Spanish; I ended up spending part of the day translating for Spanish-speaking immigrants whom she began to yell at after they did not understand her instructions. Continue Reading →