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Interviews from Summit VII Air this Week on Family Life Today

The unforgettable interviews done live on stage by Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine at Summit VII are being aired on Family Life this week!  The interviewed with Carolyn Twietmeyer ran yesterday, and can be listened to or downloaded online, titled “Welcome Home.”  The interview with Luther and Rebecca Ellis airs today and can also be […]


VIDEO: Twietmeyers on the Today Show

It’s hard to encounter Kiel and Carolyn Twietmeyer and their family without falling in love with them.  I first discovered that a couple years ago over a happily chaotic pizza dinner at their home in rural Illinois.  This morning’s edition of The Today Show suggests that Jenna Bush Hager found the same during her recent […]


HIV/AIDS and Orphans in Eastern Europe

Many of great evils in the world—from poverty and war to human trafficking and disease—are both cause and effect of the global orphan crisis.  The relation between orphanhood and other ills is cyclical, one amplifying the other and then vice-versa. One place this is seen most vividly is in relation to HIV/AIDS.  As this disease […]


World AIDS Day and Project HOPEFUL

Today is World AIDS Day.  There was a time when Christians weren’t known for being involved with response to this dread disease.  Like most others, in the early days of what was then often called “slim disease,” the Christian community failed to grasp the severity of what was coming.   There were also many controversies—some legitimate […]


Story from New Guinea

My cousin Gavin and his wife Carrie serve with Wycliffe in Papua, New Guinea.   He’s a missionary pilot and, in addition to other responsibilities, she helps lead health initiatives in the region where they live.  AIDS is already a serious issue there, and my sense from what Carrie has shared is that the HIV/AIDS situation […]