The man who is informing people of depression in the video is Alan. He is usually a very excited and happy guy, but he decided to take on the issue of depression in a touching way.
Alan lays out on the sidewalk and holds up a sign letting people know that he is in a state of deep depression. The majority of people, rather than walk away, all have something uplifting and inspiring to say to this man. There reaction was so comforting for him, especially one man who goes above and beyond.
If you are currently struggling with depression, just know that you are surrounded by people who would be willing to help you! more >>
This year's Catalyst Atlanta, with more than 9,000 Christian leaders expected to attend the three-day event beginning Wednesday, is spearheaded for the first time in several years by a new executive director.
Tyler Reagin, who was a pastor at a campus of North Point Community Church took the place of Brad Lomenick a year ago, after first being the organization's creative director. Lomenick remains as a consultant and adviser to the highly popular 14 year old movement and organization.
During a recent interview with The Christian Post, Reagin said that after Catalyst took a year to "brand audit" the organization, there should be some noticeable changes to those attending this week. Mainly, the extended time given for the opportunity to interact with other leaders about what they just heard after many of the sessions and deciding on action steps to be taken home to implement. more >>
The Red Umbrella, an organization focused on empowering at-risk women, is now seeking to aid female refugees fleeing the Assad regime in Syria.
Based in Dallas, Texas, The Red Umbrella strives to help female refugees in the Middle East and raise awareness about their living conditions to the rest of the world, Lissette Handal, founder and CEO of TRU told The Christian Post.
"The perception people have of the Middle East here [in the U.S.] is of terrorists and the Islamic extremists. I think [Americans] forget that [these people] are also human beings just like you and me," Handal said. The political perception of what is the Middle East overshadows the human aspect." more >>
60-year-old Frank Henderson have given to others his whole life and they have never felt they had the chance to repay him. Until he made a bucket list, and was given a short time to live due to cancer.
In this bucket list included a few key things he wanted to get out of the way, given he had a few weeks to live. One of them is to spend another Christmas together with his family. The other special moment was to see his daughter get married. His neighbors without hesitation jumped to help make these surprises happen.
Without wasting much time, they were able to get everything he wanted taken care of. Frank says that he is not scared to die because he know where he is going. What an inspirational story! more >>
These two sisters Sonia and Anita were both born blind in rural India. Unable to receive a surgery or have them looked at because they didn't have enough money.
But, thanks to the efforts of WonderWork, a charitable organization that provides free surgeries for children in poor countries, Sonia and Anita are able to see for the first time. This is a very heartfelt video that makes you realize how blessed and grateful you must be to have your health and senses.
Throughout the video, these two beautiful sisters are praying to God and speaking with him about their disability. God responds with the greatest answer they could have ever asked for. more >>
As soon as you see this little girls adorable dance moves, you will be giggling non-stop. She has great rhythm and loves to hear her favorite song "Shake It Off."
She can't help but dance when she hears it playing and the phone is definitely her new fascination. Shaking from beginning to end keeping her dog and the audience entertained. A must-see and share with all!
Watch this little girl shake it off below: more >>