“I decided to call out and ask if everything was okay. They yelled back in what sounded like Pennsylvania Dutch, which I couldn't understand, but I could tell something was wrong."

 

Dana and Patty Hammer thought they were done raising children. "Then one day a call came, asking if they could be foster parents to a six-month-old named Bentley."

 

Christianity Today interviews overall coordinator Craig Lent.

 

Women in Evansville, IN, Shreveport, LA and Indianapolis, IN describe the impact of People of Praise missionaries moving into their neighborhoods.

 

New ecumenical connections and friendships formed at the Council helped open the way for major steps toward Christian unity in the second half of the 20th century.

 

In Evansville, IN, People of Praise members have turned vacant lots into an urban farm that produces thousands of pounds of vegetables each year for their neighborhood.