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More than 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes …

  More than 100 million U.S. adults are now living with diabetes or prediabetes, according to a new report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report finds that as of 2015, 30.3 million Americans – 9.4 percent of the U.S. population –have diabetes. Another 84.1 million have prediabetes, a…


Where are you at with God and music?

Music is one of the main reasons for some people to attend worship or go to church! For others it is the reason that they stay away or stop going to worship or church. Music is viewed by some people as a universal language of bringing the heart, soul and mind together in a way…


Rehabilitation Can Be a Challenge

Lolla is a teen addicted to drugs.  She even finds herself out of control at rehab.  It takes tough love by the staff to get her to be on the path to getting clean. Listen to Lolla’s story on Passages by clicking on the link below.   Here is a video story of a unique…


Sometimes the People We Try to Help … Help Us

Germany is in the news as world leaders are in Hamburg to discuss the many issues facing our world.  We go back to a time in German history right after the war to hear from someone who will end up providing profound insights to our believe in God and God’s Son Jesus Christ in living…


America Love It & Live It: I Like to Help Others

The generosity of Americans through the years has been a beacon on the hill to the rest of the world! It takes parents, teachers, and all sorts of role models that help shape the next generation to help others in need. It is not an egotistical pride but a genuine feeling of I can do…


America Love It & Live It: Values and Race

America the melting pot of many different people following their dreams of living in a land of freedom and opportunity. Jim tells about growing up in a conservative family with values that appreciates all people no matter their skin color. James E. Wallis Jr.[1] (born June 4, 1948) is a Christian writer and political activist….


America Love It and Live “A Legacy of Community Service”

America Love It and Live It with the emphasis on immigration and freedom for all people. Mavis is a women of color who came here with her family.  She is a woman who forged her way in the Labor Movement making life better for minorities and children throughout her life. Her son, a retired lawyer,…


America Love It & Live It – Creation

Caring young voices sharing what makes America great and a Passages reflection by Richard about care for one of the most vital resources America has is our land … creation! en·vi·ron·ment inˈvīrənmənt/ noun 1.the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates. synonyms: habitat, territory, domain the natural world, as a whole or…


Taking One’s Life?

Suicide has been placed in front of us through various stories in our culture. Netflix has been accused of dangerous sensationalism with the series “13 Reasons Why.” But how best to tackle the traumatic subject of suicide? The new Netflix series “13 Reasons Why,” adapted from the novel by Jay Asher, is about a teenager…


Back to Back Cups

Last December at Pittsburgh Presbytery we loss a fellow worker and friend who was an avid Pittsburgh Penguin fan. Lana Dumrauf’s legacy was that she loved gardening, Bingo, Las Vegas and the Penguins, not necessarily in that order either. Her love for the Penguins was obvious and ran through her body, you could say it…