Tag Archives: discernment

The Man Who Walked into the Hornet’s Nest: a story of love found in the most unlikely place

After years of dealing with the old managers, trust me, I’m cynical “Nursing moms and newborns are the people I do battle for. So when I showed up at the apartment Thursday morning, Kelsi and I were pretty upset. There were workers out there getting stuff done, but a note in each resident’s door said […]

Melka’s Story: child bride to advocate for girls [Video]

“We first brought you the story of Melka in Ethiopia last year. Today, we’re excited to present this video depiction of the remarkable young woman’s journey. Melka was 14 years old when, to her surprise, her parents married her off to an older man from another village whom she didn’t even know. When Melka resisted him later that evening, he […]

Shout Out! Freely in Hope

“Freely in Hope is dedicated to restoring justice, dignity and hope by liberating women and their families from the bondages of poverty. Our vision is for women worldwide to experience God’s transformative love by living freely in Hope.” Freely In Hope’s/Nikole’s Story Freely in Hope was founded by Nikole Lim after she shot the documentary While […]

LOVE>FEAR, Granddaughter of Westboro Baptist Church Leader Leaves

“For nearly all of her twenty-seven years, Megan believed it: believed what her grandfather Fred Phelps preached from the pulpit; believed what her dad Brent and her mom Shirley taught during the family’s daily Bible studies; believed (mostly) what it said on those signs that have made Westboro disproportionately influential in American life—’God hates fags’; […]

Spam Email?

Sometimes God steps into our lives and asks us to do something that wasn’t even close to being on our radar. When you feel his call, especially when it’s something you hadn’t been expecting, how do you respond? It would have been so easy for this Missouri family to simply pass off the email they […]