Articles in Social Issues

Providence Place Returns to Their Roots.

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Formerly a brothel in downtown San Antonio, Providence Place owner Madame Volino was inspired to transform her business into a home for wayward girls. Plot twists and transformation define the beginning and journey of what Providence Place has become... Read full article

Proactive Love: Serve 210

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Everyone, and I mean everyone, has an opinion on the recent national and global senseless violence and killings. Amidst the voices that are creating a cloud of hate and argument, one voice will hopefully emerge; a voice of proactive love.... Read full article

Receive with Gratitude

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The natural resources, the abundant beauty, the stunning ongoing miracles uncovered by science, the rich diversity of plant and animal life: the myriad of good, very good, gifts from God surround us.... Read full article

Fallen 911 First Responders Memorialized in Anniversary Tower Climb

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September 11, 2001, was a watershed day, one that will not be forgotten by any who witnessed its events. Many brave men and women sacrificed their lives in service to others. To commemorate those who were lost, local first responders will gathered on... Read full article

Relief, Recovery and Restoration from Hurricane Harvey

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“They, too, will ask, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or as a stranger or in need of clothes or sick or in prison and didn’t help you?’ He will answer them, ‘I can guarantee this truth: Whatever you failed to do for one of my brothers o... Read full article

Hey Churches, Let’s Tackle The Foster Care Crisis

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November is National Orphan Month. What a better time to fulfill our Biblical call to care for the orphan. South Texas Alliance for Orphans is bridging the gap between the church community and the overburdened foster care system so that children in f... Read full article

Care, Hope, and Servant Leadership: The Recipe for Transformed Lives

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On the west side of San Antonio, thousands are living without necessities like food, shelter, clothing, and employment. For these people, hope often seems hard to find. Thankfully, the Christian Hope Resource Center is making a difference.... Read full article

ONE: True Healing Through Prayer and Community

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If you drive to a little home on West Olmos Drive located six minutes from the Alamo Quarry Market, you’ll find a place of quiet, rest and connection – and maybe even a miracle. When you enter, you might be offered coffee or green tea, smell the sc... Read full article

A Lifetime of Serving Others

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The retired physician still rises early at least two days of the week. By 7 a.m. he’s reviewing the list of those he needs to see. He heads for the elevator pushing a plastic bin full of Bibles and gospel pamphlets.... Read full article

Reaching the Youth. One Small Step of Faith… and A Ministry is Birthed

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When we respond to God’s call to make a difference, He meets us there and miraculous events take place. Read about a local couple that has experienced the redemptive power of the gospel that changes both the spiritual and physical realms of a communi... Read full article