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A celebrity photographer’s faith-driven cause

Portraits may seem like a staple in every home, but for many, a professional family photo is beyond their reach. Each year, the nonprofit Help-Portrait pulls together professional photographers to spend one Saturday taking free portraits of people who normally ...

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Pitching a good cause

Clayton Kershaw

Dodgers’ Cy Young winner, wife build home in Africa for at-risk kids When Los Angeles Dodgers’ starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw straddles the mound on game day, his mind is firmly fixed on the strike zone. And with every strikeout the ...

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Compassion

  • Advocates for life to hold banners on overpasses in 50 cities
    Drivers in 50 cities will see pro-life banners on highway overpasses, June 22, stating “abortion takes a human life.” The first National Pro-Life Bridges Day is designed to use a non-confrontational statement to spark conversations on abortion among hundreds of thousands of Americans, according to event organizer Eric Scheidler of the Chicago-based Pro-Life Action League. […]
  • Geneticist ponders peril of biotechnology
    To geneticist Francis Collins, a person’s DNA can be compared to the beauty of a Gothic cathedral’s rose window. “I think that is a visual way to point out the beauty of what it is that God has given us as a creation,” Collins said as he stood below a screen at the National Press […]
  • Faith-based groups a force for restoring survivors of sexual violence in conflict
    Adrienne* survived a brutal sexual attack during a conflict with ex-Seleka militants in Central African Republic (CAR), only to be ostracized from her own community. Adrienne was alone in her greatest time of need, and the baby born to her nine months later bears the same vulnerabilities, and a label: a “Seleka baby.” The World Watch […]
  • Aid the Iraqi Christians
    For too long the U.S. government has done too little to aid Iraqi Christians. That has to change. It takes courage to be a Christian in Iraq, more courage than I or I’d bet most of us can even imagine. Some of the courage we see from our brothers and sisters there comes from the […]
  • Canadian court denies religious freedom to Christian law school
    The Supreme Court of Canada dealt a major blow to religious freedom Friday (June 15), ruling that law societies in Canada may deny accreditation to a Christian law school. The judgment comes after a long legal battle in several provinces. Trinity Western University’s law school asks students and faculty to follow its “Community Covenant” based […]
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