When the physical transformation of Jim Wolf found its way onto the Internet via a 2-minute time-lapse video, it went viral. People everywhere watched as Wolf, then a homeless United States Army veteran, miraculously changed into a well-dressed businessman.
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From hunger to homelessness and human trafficking to orphan care, the church has renewed its focus on caring for and fighting for those in need. But are we approaching social justice the way God desires?
Brett Durbin and the Kansas-based Trash Mountain Project look to pile on hope for the countless children and families living in trash dump communities around the world.
In 1954, Huldah Buntain sailed with her husband to Calcutta, India, for a one-year term as missionaries. That stint has stretched into 60 years of serving the poor in one of the most populous cities through a massive network of ministriesstill led by this remarkable 89-year-old woman.
Engaging with the rampant need in India is easier than you think. Heres how Charisma readers can help.
How does an 89-year-old Pentecostal American woman continue to shape the face of one of India's most populous and destitute cities? Find out here.
Isolation and persecution threaten the Iranian church. But there is hopemillions are thirsty for the truth, and SAT-7 is putting it within their reach. You can take action today.
Social justice is a huge focus among Christians today, but has it become just another church trend? Watch the Dream Center's Matthew Barnett explain the difference between social justice and social transformation in this video clip.
South Africas Jacques van Bommel and his wife, Lizzy, had only $1,000 in their bank account when they stepped out in faith 10 years ago and started a ministry to bring hope to the millions of needy children in the South African nation.
While funding for a new study of the federal prison system has yet to be approved, Craig DeRoche, president of the Washington, D.C.-based Justice Fellowship and former speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives, is encouraged to see a broad coalition of organizations lined up behind the proposal.
Watch the amazing story of how Jesus rescued a sex trafficking victim through the help of San Francisco's City Impact ministry.
Cindi Wagner couldnt understand why the women she helped in her churchs prison outreach ministry kept returning to jail again and again. Then she discovered that many of those women believed that their difficulty in finding jobs and housing with a felony attached to their names meant they were falling flat on their faces.
Almost 30 million people are held in slavery today. Here's what one ministry is doing to set slaves free.
Project Ignite Light provides clothes to neglected and abused children. The ministry has no government funding. Here's how Rev. Pebbles Thompson believes God for provision.
A church is recycling trash to bring clean water to Africa.
Children who have aged out of the foster care program now have a place to finish their high school diplomas, enroll in college, learn vocational skills and prepare for independent living through Phoenix First Assembly's new program.
With this years holiday shopping season nearing, why not give a gift that truly transforms someones life?
In the four years since it launched, Feeding Children Everywhere has distributed 30 million meals to kids around the world. Yet just as remarkable is how its innovative founder is merging businesses, communities and the church for the gospel.
Author and cultural commentator Eric Metaxas is on a mission to rally the church to stand firm against the attacks on our religious freedoms, and to be the church by involving the gospel in everything we do.