Phoenix’s new city manager all about service – Ed Zuercher ’87

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In many respects, Ed Zuercher is Phoenix’s everyman, a 48-year-old father who begins his days helping shuttle his two teenage daughters to school and ends them working out at the downtown YMCA or watching “The Walking Dead.”

In between is simply the business of running America’s sixth-largest city.

When Facebook is the new daily moral reference – Sojourners Magazine

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In a country where 79 percent of adults claim some sort of religious affiliation, less than a quarter of that number statistically reads their religious text daily. Historically the term “People of the Book” has referred to the Jewish people and their reverence for the Torah, their holy law. Perhaps those of us in the U.S. should call ourselves “the people of Facebook.”