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'Son Of God' Is Already A Massive Hit With Religious Groups

Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment

In news that will surprise no one, religious groups are already deifying "Son of God," even if it doesn't open for another week. Compassion Intern...

That 'Jesus Thing' in the Movies

Mark Hanlon | Posted 04.22.2014 | Religion
Mark Hanlon

I suppose the assumption by the consultant was that Jesus simply couldn't compete. Instead of drawing minds and hearts into the cause, his name would push people away. Somebody should have told Mark Burnett and Roma Downey.

The Quality of Compassion

Mark Hanlon | Posted 11.14.2012 | Impact
Mark Hanlon

Haiti and excellence. Those are two words we seldom associate with each other, yet as Tropical Storm Isaac gained momentum on its track over Haiti, I stood in a building that proved how excellence is taking root in this earthquake-ravaged, poverty-raked country.

Taking the Malaria Fight Down to the Community Level

Mark Hanlon | Posted 06.26.2012 | Impact
Mark Hanlon

Malaria remains one of the most widespread infectious diseases in Africa. Yet, insecticide treated nets are available. Medicines are available. Prevention education is available -- but to everyone?

"Sponsor a Child" Is More Than Just a Popular Strategy to End Poverty -- It's a Deliberate, Long-Term Approach

Mark Hanlon | Posted 05.09.2012 | Impact
Mark Hanlon

There are discernable outcomes when a child is known, loved and protected out of the cycle of poverty.

Missions In Action: This Christmas Give The Gift Of Life

Austin Carty | Posted 01.31.2012 | Religion
Austin Carty

In other words, watching these first episodes of Missions in Action has reminded me that there is but One Love and that we are to, as Bono says, carry each other.

Food Security: A Different Kind Of Security

Mark Hanlon | Posted 12.19.2011 | Religion
Mark Hanlon

The good -- but frustrating -- news is that the world produces enough food to feed everyone. Food security is achievable, but it isn't automatic.

Heritage Foundation Study Encourages Americans To Understand National And International Poverty

Mark Hanlon | Posted 09.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Hanlon

As we think through what it means to be poor in the U.S., let us not forget to consider what it means to be poor around the globe.

Christian Music, Divorce And Triathlons: An Interview With Big Tent Revival's Spence Smith

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 07.17.2011 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

When you get outside and realize there's tons of people in the world that love Jesus just as much, if not more, it really questioned my faith.

Street-Level Compassion, Street-Level Delivery in Haiti

Mark Hanlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Hanlon

The problem is bigger than any one organization, any single government or universal remedy, but there have already been heroes amid the chaos -- heroes that may surprise some.

Does Geography Limit Compassion?

Mark Hanlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Hanlon

When we are tempted by fear to pull back and only look at the statistics at home, it is exactly the time to use "global bifocals." We have the ability to meet needs at home and balance them with the needs of our neighbors far away.

Relief Supplies Being Shipped From Denver To Haiti

Local News | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Christian humanitarian agency is shipping nearly 20 tons of tents, blankets, cooking utensils and other survival equipment to Haiti from its Denver ...