#65: Wm Paul Young, ‘The Shack’ Author: “We Need to Talk Honestly about Loss”

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“In a culture as sick as its secrets, loss brings us together again.”

#64: John Legend Launches #FreeAmerica to End Mass Incarceration

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John Legend announced this week he’s starting a multi-year campaign to end mass incarceration.

#63: Homeless Man Saves Woman from Rape

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A homeless man is being honored for heroically stopping the rape of a woman in Washington, D.C.

#60: Clint Smith, The Danger of Silence (TED Talk Video)

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Every day, all around us, we see the consequences of silence manifest themselves in the form of discrimination, violence, genocide and war.

#59: Students Build Mobile Laundry Van for Homeless People

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When you don’t have a roof over your head, washing clothes can become a luxury — “a privilege so many of us take for granted.” But these two men are changing that.

#58: Husband Seeks Kidney for His Wife

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A Colorado man is trying to save his wife’s life.

#57: The Dad who Challenged Amazon

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Because of Oren Miller, we are all gadflies in Amazon’s ointment. And despite weeks of silence, I hope Amazon is listening.

#56: Teen Alzheimer’s Inventor

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An innovative 15-year-old has invented a device to help millions of Alzheimer’s patients.

#55: What Teachers Really Make

Taylor Mali

Watch what happens when this amazing teacher gets ridiculed by a guy who wants to know what teachers really make.

#54: The LGBTQ Activist who’s Changing Evangelical Churches

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Each and every day, more and more LGBTQ people and our allies are coming out of a different closet — as evangelical Christians.

#53: The Burqa-Wearing Warriors

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Burqa-wearing men march through the streets of Afghanistan to fight for women’s rights.

#52: The Documentarian

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He learned of Thailand’s brutal sex trade. Then he looked into himself…

#50: Houseguest

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A houseguest leaps through flames to save the life of a sleeping baby.

#49: Aurora

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There were more heroes than villains in that Aurora, Colorado movie theater where twelve were killed.

#48: A Mother’s Answered Prayer

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A Mother’s Day Tom Brechlin won’t forget. #48 in a series: 100 Acts of Male Goodness.

#47: The Fireman

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It was a typical afternoon in the firehouse. Me, Danny and Pete were sat around playing five card stud, drinking cold soda and dreaming of hot pizza. The alarm went off. We folded and sprung into action.