Articles by: Jim Killam

Unity helps impact urban neighborhoods

Unity helps impact urban neighborhoods

October 27, 2014 at 10:44 pm 0 comments

Cleveland Prays: A diverse movement is unifying churches and impacting neighborhoods The Great Commission at at street level Video: Urban ministry in Cleveland

Video: Urban ministry in Cleveland

October 27, 2014 at 10:41 pm 0 comments

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James Warmack

The Great Commission at street level

October 27, 2014 at 10:38 pm 1 comment

When James Warmack was 17, a staff member from Greater Cleveland Youth For Christ took him to the new Metro Alliance Church and introduced him to Pastor Juri Ammari. That began a relationship that has endured some dark days, and that illustrates the hard work of carrying out the GreatRead More

Pastor Juri Ammari (right) of Metro Alliance Church, with Pastor Ron Morrison of Hope Alliance Bible Church of nearby Maple Heights, Ohio.

Cleveland prays

October 27, 2014 at 10:36 pm 4 comments

A diverse movement is unifying churches and impacting neighborhoods /   At 3 o’clock on a Wednesday afternoon in Cleveland, the kingdom of God breaks out. A schoolteacher and two pastors from different denominations are talking at the kitchen table in the Family Ministry Center, where they share workspace. JulieRead More

Tensions run high in Central African Republic

Tensions run high in Central African Republic

October 13, 2014 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

Amid ongoing violence, some Muslims find help … from Christians / Gamboula, Central African Republic – When a death squad came to the mission hospital here a few months ago, its leaders demanded to go inside and massacre all of the Muslim patients. What they didn’t know was, none wereRead More

Life, fear and faith in Ukraine

Life, fear and faith in Ukraine

September 5, 2014 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

During a recent U.S. visit, a Ukrainian wife and mom talks about what day-to-day life is like as her homeland faces an uncertain future.

Big needs require big help

Big needs require big help

November 10, 2013 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

MAFRAQ, Jordan — To help meet the gigantic community need, National C.&M.A. Church is growing. Two floors have been built, with three more coming soon. The church already operates a small school upstairs – Jordanian schools have no more room for the continuing influx of Syrian children – and PastorRead More

At crossroads: Jordan church serves Syrian refugees

At crossroads: Jordan church serves Syrian refugees

November 10, 2013 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

  MAFRAQ, Jordan – Every day, they keep coming. In a scene that few could have imagined three years ago, Syrian refugees – virtually all of them Sunni Muslims – stream into a Christian church. They’re desperately seeking help … and finding it. On this weekday morning, the sanctuary is fullRead More

Carnage in Colorado

Carnage in Colorado

September 27, 2013 at 8:00 pm 0 comments

  Floods caused by torrential rains wreaked havoc along Colorado’s Front Range in September 2013. We reported from two of the hardest-hit areas. VIDEO: Huge damage, huge response STORY / PHOTO GALLERY: Scenes from a disaster VIDEO: A pastor offers advice to churches responding to a crisis

Colorado: Scenes from a disaster

Colorado: Scenes from a disaster

September 27, 2013 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

Margie Davis picked through debris in what used to be her back yard. She’s lived in the tiny mountain community of Glenhaven, Colo., for 16 years. Saturday (Sept. 21) was her second time back to the house she shares with her husband, mother and father-in-law, since flood waters overwhelmed theRead More