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YMCA: Making a difference across America

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There are people all around us who are looking for help and hope. Some turn to churches in their community, but most don’t. Government programs can help, but funds are often limited, and they can’t help from a faith-based perspective. What if there was an organization that could offer real help and real hope from a Christian perspective? An organization that is already in thousands of communities across the U.S., serving millions of people. An organization that is probably known by every American adult. An organization that now has as its national mission a commitment to offer Christian and Biblical programs and resources to serve their communities. And what if the director of that national effort could talk to us on Second Half Now? That’s the show. Tune in.

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Public schools and local churches: the unlikely partnership

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What would happen if public school principals and local church pastors got together to discuss how they can serve the families of their neighborhoods together. We don’t have to wonder anymore, because that is exactly what’s happening. And where is this taking place? Right here in the Portland Metro Area: the most unchurched region in the nation. Hear what’s been happening, and what’s coming next.