Heidi O’Sheehan: Respect in Current Events

In 2008, Heidi O’Sheehan made her first run for public office in a crowded field of five candidates for Hollywood’s District 3. To the casual voter, this wife and mother of three may have seemed like a typical soccer mom who decided to try her luck at Current Events. But they would’ve underestimated her.... -Read More

Dairy cows improve lives

KOLKATA, India– A dozen widows and abandoned women in India’s West Bengal state are now better able to care for their families, thanks to a new development project funded by a $22,000 donation from the World Hunger Fund. The project focused on women in two villages who were living in desperate poverty, some with... -Read More

Evangelist hosts vehicle giveaway

Last fall, when Carol Gray entered the drawing to win a new vehicle at, she said she prayed “selfishly” to win before confessing her selfishness to God. Gray’s prayer was answered – and then some. Before evangelist Ronnie Hill handed Gray the keys to a new Chrysler 300 LX, more than a dozen... -Read More

Habitat for Humanity founder dies

Millard Fuller, who with his wife Linda founded Habitat for Humanity International in 1976, died Feb. 3 following a brief illness. He was 74. “Millard Fuller was a force of nature who turned a simple idea into an international organization that has helped more than 300,000 families move from deplorable housing into simple, decent... -Read More

Americans say religion is important

An analysis of more than 350,000 interviews conducted by Gallup in 2008 finds Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee, Louisiana and Arkansas to be the most religious states in the nation. Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts are the least religious states. The large data set of interviews conducted as part of the Gallup Poll... -Read More

Assyrian Christians appeal to White House

 ABP A Middle Eastern ethnic umbrella organization has written President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden asking them to push for an autonomous region for Assyrian Christians in Iraq.  The Assyrian Universal Alliance released letters Feb. 10 appealing to Obama and Biden to urge Iraq to establish a self-administered region in ancestral Assyrian lands... -Read More

Logos Hope’ launches into Life service

Operation Mobilization’s largest vessel sets sail from Denmark MOSBACH, Germany– Logos Hope, Operation Mobilization’s newest vessel, launched into Life service, departing from Køge, Denmark on Thursday, Feb. 19, following a massive project of conversion and outfitting. The ship’s first port of call will be Gothenburg, Sweden, then ports in the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Faroe... -Read More

My first love

I still remember the first time I laid my eyes on her. I was 5 years old, and I knew we were meant to be together forever. When I touched her face, I felt empowered. Even though she didn’t feel the same way about me, it didn’t matter. I knew I had to have... -Read More

Not just for Valentine’s Day

What is one of the kindest things someone has ever done for you? When I thought about this recently, one of the first things that came to mind was when I suffered a significant head injury several years ago. A few weeks into my recovery, a friend called to say she wanted to clean... -Read More