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“Beyond Wearing Pink: How You Can Support Breast Cancer Awareness”

Breast cancer mortality rates have declined 39 percent due to the continued support of research and education. Imagine how many more lives could be saved if more people knew how to donate to the cause. We share the stories of 2 women on Passages as we celebrate cancer survivors and pray for loved ones remembering…


Fred Rogers Ordination “Celebrating 50 Years of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood”

Fred Rogers shares on Passages (audio) about the philosophy and theology of Mister Rogers Neighborhood TV program as we celebrate 50 years of the program on WQED.  Click on audio button below … Here is a link to the new 15 second TV Spot where Fred Rogers in his own words shares about being ordained…


A Story of Her Love for the Labor Movement

I have been blessed to sit and listen to some of the most amazing stories told by people from around the world! One of them I’ll never forget is Mavis Kemp. Asa Philip Randolph, Marcus Garvey and Mavis Kemp are all early labor leaders who made a difference for people of color and all people….


Victims of Sexual Abuse Face a Lifetime of Costly Problems

The pain and struggle of being sexually abused as a child lasts a life time for many people who experienced such an unthinkable encounter or relationship! “My latest research, published this month in the journal Child Abuse and Neglect, describes the impact of child sexual abuse from a perspective that researchers don’t often talk about —…


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…