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When Kim Newlen got the news that her mammogram was abnormal—and that a lumpectomy followed by radiation followed by a full mastectomy were next on her life plan—the Richmond native and founder of Sweet Monday thought she would "pull the covers of my head and wait until everything was over." This is the story of how the absolute opposite happened—how Newlen's breast cancer led her to make a common-good decision on behalf of others.

Bolder As I Got Balder: How God Used Breast Cancer to Give Me Courage

A cancer diagnosis inspired Kim Newlen to create something beautiful for other women.
Rethinking the $3,000 Missions Trip

Rethinking the $3,000 Missions Trip

When I learned that kids in my city couldn't swim, I started to rethink how much I'd invested in overseas missions.
Furniture Fit for the Kingdom

Furniture Fit for the Kingdom

For Harrison Higgins, building beautiful furniture is not simply a steady job but a sacrament unto God.
Faith in a Fallen Empire

Faith in a Fallen Empire

Detroit's list of maladies is long. But some Christians' commitment to its renewal is longer.
'Daddy, Why Do People Steal from Us?'

'Daddy, Why Do People Steal from Us?'

How I answered the question would prove crucial to addressing racial divides in our D.C. neighborhood.

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