555 || The Whole World Is Watching
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555 || The Whole World Is Watching

Brad Hall - March 20, 2019

When I was in seminary, I heard for the first time a song Gil Scott Heron released in 1970 – “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.” It…

551 || Man of the Streets
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551 || Man of the Streets

Lynn Poling - March 8, 2019

It is Black Entertainment weekend in Atlanta, Georgia, and a lot of entertainers are in town for a big award show. Anthony Hall stands on a street…

550 ||  Building Tables, Rebuilding Lives
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550 || Building Tables, Rebuilding Lives

Emily Saxe - February 28, 2019

I haven’t been sober a day in my life since I was 13.” The man David Palmer spoke with was in his mid-30s, and he drank and…

548 || Finding Her Voice in the Midst of Abuse: Becky Moreland’s Story
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548 || Finding Her Voice in the Midst of Abuse: Becky Moreland’s Story

Emily Saxe - February 13, 2019

Becky Moreland spent the first part of her life without a voice. Physically, she could talk just fine. But Becky believed nobody loved her, so she never…

543 || Answers from God: A Journey Through Mormonism
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Life
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543 || Answers from God: A Journey Through Mormonism

Emily Saxe - January 23, 2019

We published a story in January 2018 about Lynn and her family’s journey through the Mormon faith. We recently got in touch with Lynn to share more…

542 || Modern-Day Abolitionists of Operation Underground Railroad
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542 || Modern-Day Abolitionists of Operation Underground Railroad

Emily Gehman - November 28, 2018

When you think of abolitionists, names like Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, William Wilberforce, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and even Abraham Lincoln come to mind. Not Timothy Ballard. Probably…

541 || Just Add Water — Or Not
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541 || Just Add Water — Or Not

Emily Gehman - November 28, 2018

It was the water. People said the water had healing properties. And it wasn’t just a fad, like special oils or the new sycamore-leaf diet that may…

539 || The Moments That Made Me
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539 || The Moments That Made Me

Claire Simpson - November 1, 2018

I am 5 years old, and the only home I have ever known is in a tiny town in Tennessee. On weekdays, I play with my best…

537 || Seeing God’s Love in the Slums of Kenya
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537 || Seeing God’s Love in the Slums of Kenya

Emily Saxe - October 2, 2018

“You have a beautiful smile!” The words came from an eighth-grade girl whose own smile spread brightly across her face. I was sitting very still on a…

536 || Where Fish May Lead
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536 || Where Fish May Lead

Lynn Poling - September 29, 2018

Have you ever known someone who could march up to the gates of hell and spit in Satan’s face? Jolly, (pronounced Joe-Lee) comes about as close as…