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The Indianapolis Star has written much about the challenge for children around hunger. Is the answer more food backs? Is the answer more food stamps? More free lunch programs? Yes for the temporary, but what is the answer for the long term? And what are we doing to address...

Happy Fathers Day! I am blessed to have the father I do. A man who overcame so much. He never complained over his hurdles, he just pushed on. His walk matches his talk. His life is a consistent message of the  love of His Heavenly Father and his love for...

This past weekend, we dedicated one of our intern houses in memory of a volunteer who served Shepherd in the beginning years of our ministry. We are blessed by those who never viewed their retirement years as real retirement.They laid the groundwork for us to have...

Has life been fair? Your life has sustained so much hurt, but know there is a God who loves you—and we at Shepherd do too. See yourself through His eyes, not through the faulty vision of the world. You matter. You are important, and all the...

I recently drove through my hometown of Dayton, Ohio. As I drove through my old neighborhood, a flood of memories came over me. The old store, Fouts, is now gone. My school has been torn down, and boy, the block I grew up on was...

This Saturday is the Mini-Marathon here in Indy. Thousands of runners will take to the street and run/walk this half-marathon. Some of our staff is running in this year's race. Many of our students are just like this race; at times, our students may want to...

Tax day: The day we fear; the day we want to forget. Yet, the government comes calling for our tax forms, and for some, our money. Yet, we avoid, delay, and wait until the last minute to do our taxes. But not at Shepherd. Hundreds of families have benefited...

So tonight, many will be rooting for their favorite team as they compete for the goal of being the best college basketball team. But is it the school or the players who compete? Are we actually rooting for a group of teenagers who will play...

So we celebrate easter; the new life...

So it is the time of the year when we all pay attention to college basketball. We root for our teams and hope that our bracket doesn't get busted. Yet, each year, it seems as if our best guess doesn't work out. But in the game of college...