2010 Haiti Earthquake
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"I'll never forget my first night. All of a sudden and without warning, I found myself homeless in Koreatown near downtown Los Angeles. I was sober, but I had no money, no place to go and no one I could call for help. I was officially homeless." So shares Mark Horvath, founder of InvisiblePeople.tv in an article this week for the Huffington Post . No one expects to be homeless, but many ...
[Featured guest post by Activist Faith co-founder Dan King] With the success of quiz shows like "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth-Grader", it's evident that the idea of being "smarter than ___" is becoming increasingly important in our society. These prime-time game shows are continually blasting us with the idea that success is somehow tied to how smart you are. "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" t ...
1 The LORD had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you. 2 “I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. 3 I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through ...
There's a reason I sponsor a child through Compassion International- -Compassion changes lives. Richmond is one of them. His story is shared in short below, but you have to view the video to watch him share the story himself. If you think sending money each month to release someone in poverty doesn't work, Richmond's experience will change your mind. Of course, I encourage you to check out spo ...
Did you know that social networking giant LinkedIn has updated its system to allow users to add volunteerism and causes ? This may not seem a big deal to some, but consider the possibilities. What if every Christian on LinkedIn took a few minutes to let the world know (of at least their friends know) how they are helping to change the world? Christianity's biggest challenge has long been hypo ...
Some time ago, CNN's Belief Blog noted the rise in older Americans returning to seminary for education. Comparing the trend to Dennis Quaid's role in "The Rookie," it questioned the pros and cons of returning to school at an older age, especially in one's retirement years. One wonderful aspect of this trend stands out--Christians are called to lifelong learning. There is no point at which a p ...
For your Sunday reflection, here are five of my favorite quotes on the issue of compassion. Enjoy and be inspired. Feel free to share! "Go and do likewise." -Jesus "Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness." -Seneca "Compassion is not a religious business, it is a human business." -the Dalai Lama "True compassion sees each person as a brother or sister and acts ...
Playground at Yahve Shamma Orphanage by Scott Wade . You're reading about the #Help1Haiti Bloggers Trip. Read more: here we go... @helponenow haiti bloggers 2012 three reasons to follow the @helponenow haiti bloggers sometimes it's messy work on the importance of coming back in which God is up to something I can’t remember the last time I crie ...
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