Christian organization Gospel for Asia and its supported missionaries have helped over 4,000 leprosy patients in India on World Leprosy Day as part of its ongoing ministry, and noted that social stigma and fear continue to block sufferers from getting the treatment they need.
While leprosy, a disease which has been known since biblical times, has been cured throughout much of the globe, the World Health Organization points out that small pockets of populations, especially in Asia, are still not getting the treatment they need.
There were close to 180,000 leprosy sufferers registered worldwide in the first quarter of 2014, and as many as 50 children a day are believed to be diagnosed with the disease. more >>
An anti-sexual exploitation group recently stated that "Super Bowl Culture" helps to enable sex trafficking, pointing to the recent detaining of a Denver Broncos player for his connection to a prostitution sting.
Days before Super Bowl 50, Broncos rookie safety Ryan Murphy was sent back home after the San Jose police brought him in for questioning in connection to a prostitution sting.
Dawn Hawkins, executive director of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, stated Wednesday that the incident was indicative of a broader trend in commercial sex during the Super Bowl. more >>
Although the 50th Super Bowl is still a few days away, some folks like the kind people at the Heinz Ketchup company have already released their commercial for the occasion.
Their great ad features nothing short of a stampede. A stampede of wiener dogs. A stampede of wiener dogs wearing hot dog costumes. Your argument is now invalid.
With a classic love ballad in the background, the dogs rush toward a group of human beings dressed in various Heinz product costumes. more >>
Two Kansas congregations, one a recently created worship community and the other an older smaller congregation, merged into one church.
Mending Place Church and South City Southern Baptist Church, both based in Wichita, finalized their merger on Sunday and now go by the name "Mending Place at South City."
In what must be one of the cleverest semi-subtle sex jokes of the modern era, the National Football League has given the world a musical commercial about one way people celebrate winning the Super Bowl.
Apparently, according to research cities that win the Super Bowl always get an increase in births approximately nine months after the big game. Hmmm … I wonder why.
Less than a week away from Super Bowl L (or as some insist on calling it, Super Bowl 50), the NFL brought together multiple choirs of people born about nine months after the Super Bowl. more >>
Now here is an invention that should be sent to Flint, Michigan, as soon as possible! A bottle that keeps giving you water through the power of nature.
Known as the Fontus, the water bottle creates its own water with technology that grabs the humidity within the air and turns it into drinkable water.
A video posted to YouTube boasts that the Fontus can create as much as 0.5 quarts of fresh water within one hour. more >>