The Scriptures tell us of a blind man from Jericho named Bartimaeus who lived by begging at the roadside. Jesus came upon him and asked him what he wants. “Lord that I may see,” he pleaded. “Receive your eye sight your faith has saved you...for the person who is right with God through faith shall live.” Immediately Bartimaeus could see.More >
WASHINGTON—The outpouring of American compassion for storm victims continues nearly a month after Supertyphoon "Yolanda" devastated the Central Philippines and left more than four thousand dead and four million homeless.
As the U.S. government, with nearly 3,000 military service members, is taking the lead in international relief and rehabilitation efforts in the stricken areas, numerous private groups in America were doing their part, soliciting funds and relief goods to alleviate the sufferings of the storm victims.
MANILA -- Seven Filipino hospital workers, including a doctor, were killed in a militant attack on a Yemeni Defense Ministry complex, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Friday, Dec. 6.
Foreign Department spokesman Raul Hernandez said workers "pretended to be dead" to survive Thursday's assault, which left 12 other Filipinos injured with one requiring surgery.
By DAVE CLARK
WASHINGTON -- The death Thursday of South Africa's liberation leader and first democratic president Nelson Mandela triggered an unprecedented worldwide chorus of awed respect.