The political divide in America got center stage treatment at the first Global Think Tank of this year's International Pastors & Leadership Conference. Four spiritual leaders, who have had the ears of U.S. Presidents, joined White House correspondent April Ryan for a discussion about issues, solutions, and the role of the church in the future of our country. It got real. It got animated. Even Bishop Jakes went from audience member to VERY active participant in this all too critical conversation.
The Wall Street Journal's Suzanne Kapner says big box chains like Sears and Macy's are being displaced at shopping malls by smaller stores like restaurants and fast-fashion chains, which do a better job of driving mall sales and drawing shoppers.