Charity
Charissa Koh

Letting them shine

Effective Compassion | 2019 Hope Awards Southwest winner Little Light Christian School | This Christian school’s mission is to love the children of prisoners—but traumatic backgrounds make the work a marathon of trusting God
by Charissa Koh
Posted 7/18/19, 03:42 pm

This story is part of our 2019 Hope Awards contest. To vote for your favorite regional winner, go to wng.org/compassion.

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Hope in the darkest places

Effective Compassion | 2019 Hope Awards Southeast winner Scarlet Hope | Rachelle Starr and her friends help women emerge from the sex industry
by Charissa Koh
Posted 7/18/19, 03:13 pm

This story is part of our 2019 Hope Awards contest. To vote for your favorite regional winner, go to wng.org/compassion.

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Caritas … with a dose of wisdom

Effective Compassion | The 2019 Hope Awards: Make contact, avoid beanballs
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 7/01/19, 12:12 am

Early Christians emphasized caritas, caring for the poor, as opposed to Rome’s tradition of liberalitas, hosting those of equal or higher rank. Caritas is still part of Christian belief and practice, as our Hope Awards show: Secularists say they can do a better job through government action, but three decades of WORLD stories have shown the falsity of that claim.

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