Wyatt Massey, Times Free Press

Wyatt Massey

Times Free Press

Chattanooga, TN, United States

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Recent:
  • Times Free Press
Past:
  • Toward Freedom
  • Civil Eats
  • YES! Magazine
  • America Magazine

Recent articles by Wyatt:

What religion and near-death experiences tell us about life after death

Editor's note: This article is part of "Religion: Got questions?," a series answering your biggest religious questions. Each week, we will answer one submitted faith question. To send a submission visit timesfreepress.com/religionquestions or email wmassey@timesfreepress.com. → Read More

What the Maps of Hate Groups in America Reveal

New research offers clues to stop the spread of organized hate groups in the U.S. → Read More

Iowans Unite to Stop Hog Farms From Polluting Their Community

Families in the Hawkeye State are joining together to stop the spread of large-scale farms that they say are polluting the environment and destroying their way of life. → Read More

Iowans Unite to Stop Hog Farms From Polluting Their Community

Families in the Hawkeye State are joining together to stop the spread of large-scale farms that they say are polluting the environment and destroying their way of life. → Read More

Locals Unite to Stop Hog Farms From Polluting Their Community by Wyatt Massey —

More than 40 families in Iowa are fighting to contain the spread of concentrated animal feeding operations. → Read More

Why President Trump’s comments don’t reflect the Haiti I have come to know

An assessment of a country’s living conditions says nothing about the people who live in those conditions. → Read More

Your Uncle Said What? How to Talk About Social Justice With Your Family During the Holidays by Wyatt Massey —

Finding connection and engaging face to face is important social change work—especially during holiday gatherings. → Read More

The spirituality of the Sunday run

“The Church of the Long Run” has become an important practice for Christians across denominations. → Read More

The beliefs changing the world of 'American Gods'

One of attractions to a show like “American Gods” is that it purposefully toys with that concept of belief. → Read More

Cardinal Tobin urges solidarity with people facing deportation as immigration arrests spike

“They could bring nearly 12 million people out of the shadows, if they wanted to,” Cardinal Tobin said. “This isn’t about border security. It’s about being attentive to the reality of people who are already in our communities.” → Read More

What “S-Town” gets wrong about life in rural America

“S-Town” borders on being another American “poverty tour,” which rarely benefits those who are on display. → Read More

Wading through the strangeness of 'American Gods' episode 2

Each week we are gathering four super fans of the show "American Gods"—two Jesuits and two Jesuit grads—to discuss some of the themes and pull out the central questions. → Read More

Pope Francis on a plane: never a dull moment

When the pope gets on a plane, reporters go on high alert. → Read More

Pope Francis: Top 10 Most Important Moments

Monday marks the fourth anniversary of Pope Francis’ election. Here are the top 10 highlights of his time in office. → Read More

Faith leaders need more training to deal with mental health issues, say professionals

Summit participants learned about mental health awareness, suicide prevention and pastoral wellness. → Read More

100 religious experts are writing letters to Trump. Here's what they're saying.

The campaign features a new letter each day from Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, Jewish, Hindu and Sikh scholars. → Read More

What Catholics are praying for on Inauguration Day

“We talk about peace around the world, but we need peace here.” → Read More

Former gang member heads national program to bring ‘invisibles’ into church

Mr. Torres's relentless years of ministering to gang members, drug addicts and the incarcerated is beginning to be recognized. → Read More

A new Jesuit program is bringing education to some of the world’s refugees

Students gather outside the schools before the first day of class, ready to learn new skills or improve their language skills, both of which can be invaluable for making a living in refugee camps. → Read More

Faith is strong in middle America's small towns—but its future is uncertain.

On any given Sunday, the pews of St. Michael's in Axtell, Kan., are filled with more than half the town's population. → Read More