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In It Together

I just received this from a FB friend … “This is a personal struggle for me and my family and is very important subject. I can’t say this will be my last post for a while, but maybe the last of many…. love you all! Certainly, in the most difficult moments of life you realize who…


Hunger and Homeless Stories from the Streets

Stories from those who help with getting food to those suffering from hunger in various communities. Hear from homeless about their struggle. Ed is a homeless person from the streets of Pittsburgh with wisdom on survival … click on the audio button below … Bill is in a homeless shelter in Pittsburgh after hitting bottom…


“Call To Mission” – Hunter Farrell

Rev. Dr. B. Hunter Farrell is Director of the World Mission Initiative at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, PA. Hunter Farrell Hired as World Mission Initiative Director Prior to coming to Pittsburgh Seminary, Farrell served as director of World Mission for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). In his years there he managed a 180-member staff in…


No Vision Won’t Stop Me “Facing Challenges”

For two young men in Mars, PA, the lack of sight by the one, will not stop him from pulling his weight, in a new joint business venture that he has with his good friend. Max Lamm and Mitchell McMarlin are best friends in business together detailing cars. They work together helping one another. Watch…


Life Being Ripped Apart

Sexual abuse is literally ripping lives apart! What Dr. Larry Nassar did over the years to young female athletes is appalling and unimaginable by all human standards. Yet sexual abuse is all to frequent in many different situations throughout our country and the world. Here are some stories that will help you gain some insight…


Kicking Heroin Addiction

“Many experts have documented that patients who started legal, prescribed, regular opioid painkillers and became addicted, then switched to heroin when their doctors cut them off or they could no longer afford the pills. Some addicts originally were workers injured on the job, victims of auto accidents, or even young athletes with sports injuries who…


A Special Time In Seattle!

This week Special Olympic Games will be held in Seattle! What a great opportunity for fun competition and building of relationships as we affirm those around us that face some of the most difficult physical challenges that a human being can deal with in a lifetime. Here is a link to the Special Olympics website…


A form of child abuse! Border problems and immigration

Separating families at the border is “a form of child abuse.” Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics The debate and controversy over who is allowed into the U.S. “Patrolling our borders effectively today…demands a combination of law enforcement, intelligence gathering, and foreign adversary engagement skills and tactics beyond basic law enforcement.” …


Filled with Grace and Hospitality

It has and continues to be one of the best things there is about being involved in mission and ministry, the wonderful people you meet along the way! The Presbyterian Media Mission (PMM) journey couldn’t have been complete without Joan Humphrey of Unity Presbyterian Church https://unitypresbyterianchurch.org/ and Pittsburgh Presbytery http://www.pghpresbytery.org/  . Joan a former board…


Remembering on Memorial Day

We honor those who sacrificed their lives for country on this Memorial Day! Here is the story of a daughter of a World War II veteran during his last days on earth. Listen to Keri’s Story of her father, a WW II veteran, at the time of the construction of the memorial in Washington D.C….