Clergy Health Study
You have to take care of yourself when your job is caring for others. Duke University is helping clergy get back on a healthier path.
Homeless Addict Turned Advocate
One of Nashville’s biggest advocates for housing for the homeless was himself once an addict and living on the streets.
Mission Possible Kids
People might think kids are too small to make a meaningful contribution, but some young volunteers are proving that idea wrong.
Classes Change Africa
In one of the poorest countries in the world, a place called Tinga Tinga is offering free education, and hope, to students of all ages.
Partners with the Poor
Some homeless have found a place that not only welcomes them, but seeks them out.
Americans love convenience. ATMs and drive-thru restaurant windows are a familiar sight but one you may not have seen is a drive-in church.
Hurricane Help from Bolivia
When Hurricane Katrina left thousands of North Americans homeless, a team of young missionaries from South America wanted to help.
Books for Homeless Kids
Family crises often force homeless children to change schools multiple times. A shelter is using a literacy laboratory to bridge the gap.
Million Meals for Hungry
Watch a record-breaking effort by college students to help reach a goal of 5.5 million meals sent to the hungry this year.
Housing Hurricane Evacuees
When Hurricane Gustav threatened the Gulf Coast, cities got serious about evacuating. Some evacuees traveled 500 miles to find shelter.
Affordable Housing for Elderly
Long before that storm hit the Gulf Coast, folks in S.C. began to rescue senior citizens weathering the devastation of poverty.
Grandparents Club for Kids
One group of seniors is working hard to bring the experience of grandparents to as many children as they can.
Committed Katrina Volunteers
After the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, some strangers hundreds of miles away will not let their neighbors be forgotten.
Sock Monkeys for Sick
A woman undergoing cancer treatments is comforting others with a simple gift made from a pair of socks.
Conservation Camp for Kids
Camp is a typical rite of summer for many U.S. kids, but there’s one unique getaway that focuses on something more than canoeing and crafts.
Church Crosses Border
A short trip down the road, and over the border, has changed the lives of people living in one Texas town.
How Hunger Feels
Many banquets give you a choice of chicken or beef. But there’s one where guests are divided differently—by an assigned lot in life.
Kids Recycle Bikes
Meet some volunteers who are using broken bicycles to rebuild a broken community.
Meals For Cancer Patients
The Krockpot Brigade is trying to make things a little easier for cancer patients so they can concentrate on getting better.
Teen Choir Director
When one church needed a new choir director, members soon learned that age was no barrier.
Advocates For Abused Women
A pastor who endured abuse in her own life has opened a house of hope for women of similar circumstance.
Prosthetics for Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone’s citizens show the visible signs of a violent civil war. A clinic is working to change things for those who’ve lost limbs.
Art By Inmates
Some inmates serving life sentences are becoming illustrators for a series of books that feature their artwork.
Feeding People And Pets
When volunteers noticed that their needy neighbors gave part of their meal to their animals, they used their own money to buy pet food to include on the deliveries.
Global Education For Africa
Until now, only those in large cities had access to a university education. But utilizing satellite and internet technologies, a pilot program in Mozambique aims to change that.
Immigration And Congregations
There’s a church in Des Moines, Iowa that is modeling immigration reform and urban development in all the right ways.
Wagons For Sick Kids
A big red wagon has long been a favorite toy for kids. But for some children who have special needs, a wagon is more than a toy.
The people of New Orleans still live daily in the shadow of 2005’s Hurricane Katrina.
Police Appreciation Cards
Residents in one city have decided to show some appreciation to those who serve their community.
Carpenter Serves Poor
Former mayor Jack Lipphardt knows government can’t solve all problems, so he's helping his depressed region in personal, practical ways.
Stress and sickness are not any fun but a familiar toy is now being used to help heal those going through tough times.
Immigration Raid Response
Immigration raids across the southeastern United States created more than job vacancies.
Those struggling with addictions to alcohol, drugs, gambling and other vices are just the people Jo Campe hopes to reach.
Baby Sign Language
Why do babies cry? Finding the answers can make motherhood a lot easier.
Ugandan Children's Choir
Two dozen children have overcome huge obstacles to bring the plight of African orphans to audiences across the world.
Human Race Machine
There's a device that will let anyone see themselves in a whole new way…and maybe see others differently.
Shoes Show War Losses
Tributes to fallen soldiers have taken different shapes over time, but there’s a traveling exhibit that is currently drawing lots of attention.
Table From Katrina Trees
Thanks to some dedicated craftsmen, a part of the past is finding new life.
Church Goes Green
180 United Methodist churches in north Texas have joined forces to buy “green” electricity generated by windmills.
Teens Fashion Assistance
Three teenagers decided to tackle the problem of homelessness in their own backyard.
Hope For Homeless Women
Women who are homeless can find help at “Ruth’s Place” – a shelter, and a place for a new beginning.
Cleaning World Water
More than a billion people have no access to clean drinking water, but an Indiana man has designed an industrial-strength purifier that runs off a car battery.
Youth Face Homelessness
The average age of a homeless person in America is nine! A group of Chicago youth got an eye-opening lesson in the challenges these homeless youngsters face.
Arms Become Art
Young men in Mozambique are practicing the "art" of healing from civil war by destroying AK-47s, machine guns, and land mines and turning them into sculptures of hope.
Working Poor Tax Prep
AARP's Tax-Aid gives seniors and low-income people a special kind of tax break.
Dealing With Debt
A church in a prosperous suburb found that even people with good paying jobs were falling into debt, and is now helping families get out of debt and live within their means.
Helping Soldiers' Homecomings
What happens when soldiers leave the battlefield and return to a world of kids and carpools?
Students Share With Africa
Seniors at an alternative high school have stepped outside the classroom for an extraordinary lesson in geography and economics.
Civil Rights Art
Pamela Chatterton-Purdy is using her personal experiences of the civil rights movement to bring that struggle out of the pages of history books.
UMTV: Seminary TV Studio
A new generation of seminarians hopes to shake things up a bit by bringing their Sunday messages into the digital age.