Russia honors prolific parents

With Russia’s population plummeting, the country’s president, Dmitry Medvedev, has launched a public relations campaign to encourage parents to have more children. On June 1, Medvedev honored couples with as many as 16 children with a Kremlin reception and awarded them the “Order of Parental Glory.” Russia’s population has dropped drastically since the collapse of […]

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Myths worsen AIDS pandemic, workers say

NHLANGANO, Swaziland– Some myths about HIV/AIDS put people at greater risk of infection. Some myths multiply the rate at which the virus spreads. But the most destructive myths are the ones that keep God’s people from sharing the Good News of His love with people in need. In 15 years as a missionary in Swaziland, […]

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Dairy cows improve lives

KOLKATA, India– A dozen widows and abandoned women in India’s West Bengal state are now better able to care for their families, thanks to a new development project funded by a $22,000 donation from the World Hunger Fund. The project focused on women in two villages who were living in desperate poverty, some with small […]

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