Economic security programs, also known as social safety nets, have been vital in efforts to reduce poverty over the past 50 years, according to a Center on Budget and Policy Priorities report published in late November.
NEW ORLEANS — Baptist Friendship House has stood as a beacon of hope in the heart of New Orleans for 75 years. Changing ministries to meet the city's greatest needs, according to Executive Director Kay Bennett, has “kept it alive and vibrant as it has
ALMA, Ark. (BP) -- Carrie Jernigan recently took her kids shoe shopping for an upcoming family vacation. Her daughter, Harper, brought a pair of Avenger shoes to her for a friend with shoes that were too tight and had holes. She ended up buying all
On Tuesday (Dec. 17), the state of Missouri installed a false god on top of the Capitol building. Or, at least that’s what a state representative claimed. But I wonder if the case should remind us of the difference between influence and worship.
Your last and perhaps most meaningful gift to your family is to clearly communicate how you wish to be remembered at your funeral or memorial service. By clearly communicating your funeral plans, you ease the strain and burden on family at this stressful time.
NAPERVILLE, Illinois (RNS) — Community Christian Church’s annual Christmas pageant includes all the classics: “O Little Town of Bethlehem.” “Away in a Manger.” And everyone's favorite sing-a-long: “I Want to Hold Your Hand.”
J.T. Granato laughed when he felt like crying. The three-star quarterback prospect, now a college quarterback, had not played this year for Missouri State University. But his contributions to the team have come through leadership and character, not laterals and cadence.
(RNS) — “To be honest, this has been a hard year,” Sarah Bessey admitted. As November gave way to the holidays, she sent an email to subscribers of her Field Notes e-newsletter. It was titled, “Does Advent even matter when the world is on fire?”
OKLAHOMA CITY (BP) -- YouVersion Bible app announced its most popular verse of 2019, Philippians 4:6: "Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done."