03 Mar 2021

Ending the homelessness cycle

Homelessness can assume many faces. Some people live on the street due to serious mental illness, substance misuse, HIV, and other chronic health conditions. Others survive domestic abuse or military

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02 Mar 2021

Fighting the war online

Ohio ranks fifth in the country for human trafficking, according to statistics from the National Human Trafficking Hotline. The evil continues during COVID-19 as traffickers have turned to the web

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22 Feb 2021

Tebow Hangs them Up

Tim Tebow, the former NFL quarterback who tried his hand at baseball the past five years, announced this week that he is retiring. A born-again Christian, Tebow appeared in the

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10 Feb 2021

Living the diversity model

Lt. Colonel Raphael Jackson seems the perfect choice to be the Eastern Territory’s first racial diversity and inclusion secretary, an appointment he began earlier this year. “I live it,” Jackson

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07 Feb 2021

Remembering Patricia Rooney

Today is Super Bowl Sunday, the NFL’s biggest day, but this year the league is also mourning the passing of Patricia Rooney, the wife of late Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan

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24 Dec 2020

It’s Christmastime in the village

Major Jeff Stacy is a pastor, so it’s fitting that the first purchase he ever made for his massive Christmas village display was a beautiful church with a high steeple.

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23 Dec 2020

The gift of reading for Christmas

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”—Frederick Douglass The way Joe Bedard tells it, he was in the woods several years ago when a vision

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21 Dec 2020

Answering the alarm—together

Updated December 20, 2020. The lines were so long for the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree distribution in Lexington, Ky., on Friday, December 18, that city police jumped in to help

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18 Dec 2020

Mastering the sugar arts

Becki Dina, a Salvation Army soldier and owner and decorator of Sugar Arts Bakehouse in Shaker Heights, Ohio, took on a hobby that became a job, which then became a

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17 Dec 2020

The joy of Christmas comes home

Maria Sanchez sat her four children down and gave them the bad news; their family couldn’t afford any Christmas decorations for their home this year—not even a tree. “The situation

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09 Dec 2020

Equipping the called

The Lord said to him, “Who gave human beings their mouths? Who makes them deaf or mute? Who gives them sight or makes them blind? Is it not I, the Lord? Now go; I will help you

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03 Dec 2020

Gifts Under the Tree

Amanda Strandburg knows what it’s like to see Christmas approaching, but have nothing under the tree. You might say “The Ghost of Christmas Past” visited her every holiday season. Today,

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