Communities of faith to converge for TogetherLA; Tebow hits links for charity

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By Jacob Trimmer
Inside The Pew

Feb. 26-Feb. 28

In Los Angeles: Key leaders from non-profits, churches, businesses, and communities in the Los Angeles area will convene beginning Thursday, Feb. 26 for real-time collaboration, prayer, networking and strategic partnering. The free gathering is set to take place at West Angeles church of God […] Continue Reading…

Student ministry denounces murders of Muslim students

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By Bill Bray
Special to the ASSIST News Service 

The Overseas Students Mission (OSM) has denounced the murders of three Muslim students studying at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

OSM is a Christian organization working with local community and student leaders to provide hospitality and welcome international students to the […] Continue Reading…

Direct Relief jets deliver supplies, medications to West African health facilities affected by Ebola

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By Tonya Andris
Inside The Pew

Direct Relief-chartered Boeing 747 jets departed Los Angeles International Airport on Feb. 4 carrying more than $7 million in prescription medicines as well as supply modules to sufficiently equip 83 health facilities in Liberia and Sierra Leone that affected by Ebola, according representatives for the nonprofit organization.

The supplies – expected to supply the […] Continue Reading…

Text Request makes communication easier between churches, nonprofits and their audiences

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Special to Inside The Pew

Text Request, a newly launched text communications company based in Chattanooga, Tenn., is making it easier for the public to communicate with their favorite organizations.

Text Request enables individuals to text their favorite organizations the same way they text friends and family. The company is fulfilling […] Continue Reading…

Davis: Priorities in a race-charged culture

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By Laurel Davis
Special to Inside The Pew

Editor’s note: This article originally appears in its full length on Laurel’s blog, The Reluctant First Lady ( under the title, “7 Reasons Why My Faith, Not My Race, Comes First.”

My two young adult sons have been called “nigger” too many times in their […] Continue Reading…

Super Bowl winning coach Tony Dungy announces 23 Blast Bowl viewing parties

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Special to Inside The Pew

LOS ANGELES – Super Bowl-winning coach and All Pro Dad national spokesperson, Tony Dungy, recently announced the 23 Blast Bowl in

Mark Hapka, left, and Alexa Vega

conjunction with the family-friendly drama – currently the No. 1 sports movie on iTunes and available now on […] Continue Reading…

Pastors, faith leaders from around country gather in Dallas to promote racial healing

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Photo by Max Faulkner, Star-Telegram

By Dan Wooding
Founder of ASSIST and the ASSIST News Service

DALLAS, TX – A racially, denominationally, geographically and generationally diverse representation of nearly 100 pastors, civic and faith-leaders from across the country gathered for an unprecedented summit on racial reconciliation at The Potter’s House in Dallas on January 15.

Convened by Bishops […] Continue Reading…

Bradshaw: The draft

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By Sherry Bradshaw
Special to Inside The Pew

On Friday, 4 out of 5 of our family members saw “American Sniper” on the opening night of the movie. While homeschooling Brewer and Thomas in middle school, their favorite subject was history. I distinctly remember Brewer being home on Sept. 11, 2001. […] Continue Reading…