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  • Messiah Messiah
    Hope Lutheran Church Teen Choir (Reading,PA) featured in One Christmas Story:People Rich in Spirit on CBS, Christmas Eve 2012, 11:35 PM. Produced by Odyssey Networks.
    "Messiah" by Larry Olsen (c) 1989 Dakota Music
    odysseynetworks2012-12-12T17:59:051,409 views00:03:02
  • Joy to the World Joy to the World
    Berks Youth Chorus (Reading, PA) featured in One Christmas Story: People Rich in Spirit on CBS, Christmas Eve 2012, 11:35 PM. Produced by Odyssey Networksodysseynetworks2012-12-12T17:39:06689 views00:01:17
  • Whitney Houston: Faith Before FameWhitney Houston: Faith Before Fame
    Popular singer Whitney Houston will be remembered on Saturday at the Newark Baptist church where she lifted her voice as a young choir member. Before rising to top the charts, she grew up in a community of faith that remained influential throughou...odysseynetworks2012-08-09T13:39:06915 views00:02:38
  • What Would Jesus Do…About the Budget?What Would Jesus Do…About the Budget?
    Joining a chorus of Catholic voices, the Rev. Thomas Reese, senior fellow at the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University, recently sent a letter to Rep. Paul Ryan objecting to Ryan's claim that his Catholic upbringing was reflected i...odysseynetworks2012-08-09T13:14:05534 views00:04:48
  • Trayvon Martin, Faith and Social JusticeTrayvon Martin, Faith and Social Justice
    A month after Trayvon Martin’s killing in Sanford, Florida, the call for justice – and social justice – continues growing. Some of the loudest voices have risen from faith communities to speak out against racial inequities and last Sunday, hoodies...odysseynetworks2012-08-09T13:02:23581 views00:03:32
  • The Struggle Over Costly Health CareThe Struggle Over Costly Health Care
    In a stunning decision, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld most of the Obama health care overhaul, including the individual mandate that requires nearly all Americans to purchase health insurance. The Affordable Care Act, passed and signed ...odysseynetworks2012-08-09T12:39:07565 views00:04:01
  • Standing Up for a Moral BudgetStanding Up for a Moral Budget
    The Rev. Jim Wallis, president and CEO of Sojourners, discusses the role that religious leaders need to take in challenging the deep cuts proposed to the federal budget and advocate for programs like SNAP that serve the most needy. "The politician...odysseynetworks2012-08-09T12:34:06528 views00:02:50
  • The Simple WayThe Simple Way
    The leaders of the G8 countries — the world's largest economic powers — are expected to make an announcement on a global food security initiative. But hunger isn't just a problem in the developing world. Approximately 1 in 6 Americans experience f...odysseynetworks2012-07-27T12:20:41533 views00:04:10
  • Starting Over: The Road to RecoveryStarting Over: The Road to Recovery
    In 2006, Tara Conner was crowned Miss USA. After the very public exposure of her drug and alcohol addiction, Tara began to turn her life around through her connection to her faith and rehabilitation.odysseynetworks2012-07-26T16:34:061,261 views00:04:28
  • Faces of Poverty: Life at the Breaking PointFaces of Poverty: Life at the Breaking Point
    Reading, Pa. was recently named the poorest city in America, according to recent census figures. Forty-one percent of the city's residents live below the poverty line; good-paying work is scarce as factories and other plants continue to shutter in...odysseynetworks2012-07-26T14:49:061,797 views00:24:56
  • A House Divided: The Black Church and Gay MarriageA House Divided: The Black Church and Gay Marriage
    A rift in the black church over gay marriage has widened in the weeks since both President Barack Obama and the NAACP came out in support of marriage equality. The Rev. Anthony Evans, president of the National Black Church Initiative, and The Rev....odysseynetworks2012-07-26T12:09:091,501 views00:04:55
  • Transformation Through EducationTransformation Through Education
    Antoinne Murphy is serving a 25-year-to-life sentence for homicide at Sing Sing Correctional Facility. Murphy grew up in a middle class home in Flushing, Queens. At 16, he says he headed down the wrong path and began selling drugs. Since his incar...odysseynetworks2012-07-26T11:59:10717 views00:03:15
  • Sumter Faith Clinic: The Lord Led UsSumter Faith Clinic: The Lord Led Us
    In October 2011, nurse practitioners Mary Wysochansky and Anna Stinchcum founded and opened the Sumter Faith Clinic — a free clinic to treat the uninsured and underinsured in Americus, Ga., a community Wysochansky says has been particularly hard-h...odysseynetworks2012-07-26T11:44:15432 views00:04:59
  • Christians in the Middle East: Struggles for Acceptance in the Muslim WorldChristians in the Middle East: Struggles for Acceptance in the Muslim World
    Yvonne Haddad, a professor of the history of Islam and Christian-Muslim relations at Georgetown University, explains that Christians are fleeing war-torn areas like Syria, Iraq and Egypt as turmoil continues to upend stability in the region. odysseynetworks2012-07-25T13:29:05604 views00:02:46
  • Protestants Favor Romney, Catholics Favor ObamaProtestants Favor Romney, Catholics Favor Obama
    As we head into the weekend, Odyssey shares the stories we've been tracking in the news. The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press recently found that Protestants favor Romney and Catholics favor Obama. Jewish officials honored a group of...odysseynetworks2012-07-25T13:24:12432 views00:03:00
  • Loving Jesus but Doubting ReligionLoving Jesus but Doubting Religion
    In January 2012, 22-year-old Tacoma, Wash. resident Jefferson Bethke posted a recorded performance of his poem "Why I Hate Religion, but Love Jesus" on YouTube. It was an overnight Internet sensation, garnering more than 18 million hits and covera...odysseynetworks2012-07-25T13:24:111,792 views00:04:05