In The World—January 8, 2017

By Melissa Wuske Comedian Helps Family in Need Tim and Keri Richardson have fostered more than 70 children, and right now their household includes five biological and seven foster children. When the family fell into financial hardship and their car was stolen, they reached out to others to help through a crowdfunding site, but they […]


In The World—January 1, 2017

By Melissa Wuske Officer Helps a Grieving Man When Mark Ross heard his sister had been killed in a car accident, he asked a friend to give him a ride from his home in Ohio to Detroit to be with his family. During the drive, the friend was pulled over for speeding, then arrested for […]


In The World—December 25, 2016

By Melissa Wuske Americans Believe in Miraculous Healing About two-thirds (66 percent) of American adults believe that a person can be supernaturally healed by God, according to a Barna research study. Evangelical Christians are the most likely to believe in this kind of healing, with 87 percent strongly agreeing. “The experience of actual physical healing […]


In The World—December 18, 2016

By Melissa Wuske Clipping Coupons for Those in Need Lauren Puryear of Woodbridge, Virginia, is an avid couponer. “I started couponing for food items like spaghetti and meatballs. I was (often) able to get the items for free or for little to no money,” she said. All that savings gave her an idea. She gathered […]


In The World—December 11, 2016

By Melissa Wuske Growth of Megachurches—in the U.S. and Worldwide Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, is still the largest single-site church in the U.S., bringing in 52,000 each week. Life.Church attracts 70,000 people a week to its 25 sites in seven states. This report by Church Growth Today shows that megachurches continue to […]