| Dec 11, 2013
Composed by Robert Allen with lyrics by Al Stillman, few songs capture the sentiment of this season like the 1954 Perry Como holiday hit "(There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays."
Along with our respective faith-based beliefs and the desire to...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:19 PM
There was a time when Christian charities would raise money by showing films of their good works in church basements.
Then Russ Reid, a marketing man who specialized in religious groups, came up with a bold plan for World Vision, a client that sought to...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
With a small kitchen, you might think your decorating possibilities are limited, but that's short-sighted. Small kitchens have a cozy, inviting charm of their own and there are many ways to stretch your space and add flair.
| Oct 25, 2013
The DuPage Homeownership Center got its start more than 20 years ago to promote and preserve homeownership among first-time buyers and low- and moderate-income consumers.
It still does that, and in fact is seeing an uptick in consumers pursuing...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Despite their potential as affordable, well-built housing for the masses, modern prefabs in California have tended to be custom-built designs that exceed prospective buyers' budgets. In South Los Angeles, however, a nonprofit organization called Restore...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:35 AM
When the Winnetka Youth Organization started looking for a new executive director earlier this summer, it did not have to look very far.
The board of directors selected Kristen Leahy, who has been serving as program director for more than two years...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:49 AM
His giggles are contagious. Once Zander Tewksbury, 2, starts laughing, his mom can't help but laugh along with him.
And as they cuddle together on the couch, Krystal Middaugh tickles her son's belly even more. Happy laughter fills their Petoskey...
| Sep 27, 2013
Hub Area Habitat for Humanity is hosting a blessing for the new home of Brent and Katie Miller today.
The home was moved to 1725 Ward Drive in June and renovated for the Millers and their four children. The blessing for the new home takes place at 5:30...
| Oct 11, 2013
Memphis, Tenn.: Mark Allen Duncan, 51, of Memphis went to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.
He passed away at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville due to complications from his treatment for leukemia, which he had...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:36 AM
PETOSKEY -- Sixteen area individuals embarked on a nine-month leadership training program in the Petoskey and Harbor Springs area.
These men and women are part of the 15th class of Leadership Little Traverse, which recently began its 2013-14 activities...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:03 PM
San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity is seeking applicants to purchase three houses it plans to build in Glendale.
The three-story homes will be constructed on a lot at 806 E. Chestnut St. and will each be about 1,300 square feet with three bedrooms...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Hunter Mattox is 16 years old. He goes to church, doesn't drink or smoke, builds houses with Habitat for Humanity and he's 6 feet 4, 255 pounds.
It's surprising the standout junior defensive lineman from Westlake Village Westlake High spent the first...