Ministries
Sophia Lee

Helpers without bylines

Ministry | Some sources are invaluable in helping journalists get the story
by Sophia Lee
Posted 4/01/19, 05:01 pm

Sometimes reporting can be lonely work, especially when you’re a print journalist with no companion other than a notebook. Just look at the byline. How many names do you see on there? 

Read more

Jason Chute/Unicef

Good news wins

International | We can do more than lead with what bleeds
by Mindy Belz
Posted 1/17/19, 02:38 pm

You likely heard the news of unidentified drones at Gatwick and later Heathrow airports last month, forcing delays in flight takeoffs and landings while raising alarm bells for aviation safety monitors. Drones have the potential to wreak havoc but also bring good. Yet good news, we know, rarely makes headlines. 

Read more

Margaret Ferrec

‘The love is here’

Effective Compassion | In Brooklyn, a church without much money gives addicts a rare welcome mat
by Emily Belz
Posted 1/17/19, 01:55 pm

In our coverage of the drug crisis over the last few years, we’ve asked ourselves regularly: Where are churches? Why are there so few Christian resources for a crisis that is killing 72,000 Americans a year? Kristen Gunn, a woman I interviewed last year who had become dependent on benzodiazepines, told me her church was “the hardest place to talk about any of this.”

Read more