Students Rise to the Challenge of Creating Change on Their Campuses and Around the World Everyone, regardless of age or background wants to feel like their life matters; like what they do makes a difference or at least helps to bring a positive change in someone else’s life. Oftentimes, pastors will point to The Parable […]

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Raised among drug addicts, prostitutes and gangs, Tia Ross found herself pregnant at age 16 and questioning God. “Why would you put me in this situation? Why am I in these circumstances?” But in God’s faithfulness to respond, he revealed his answer to Ross at age 19 when she was face-to-face with a 14-year-old prostitute […]

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Muay Thai World Champion Melchor Menor Exemplifies Forgiveness, Perseverance At 19 years of age, Melchor Menor became a professional Muay Thai fighter. Since that time, he has secured two world champion titles. Born in 1974 in the Philippines, Menor moved to America as a young child and eventually reached the top of his sport.  Gaining worldwide recognition […]

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Remember that rule about never discussing politics and religion in polite conversation? Apparently no one told Dan Merchant. Merchant is the writer/producer/director, of Lord, Save Us From Your Followers, a film in which he investigates the polarizing social issues that have long kept Christians and society at odds. In the film, Merchant takes to the […]

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Surfing the World and Spreading the Word Challenge: Do an outreach event and see lives impacted because of what God can do through you, but then never do it again. That’s pretty much impossible according to Bryan Jennings, especially when the results are so addicting and so real.  As a pro surfer, Jennings has lived […]

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Professional Skateboarders Set the Pace for Action The upcoming movie Hardflip, features captivating and compelling skateboarding scenes. The live action boarding can be credited to the skills of professionals Brian Sumner and Christian Hosoi.  While these two pros may be known throughout the world for their boarding skills, they recently shared with Risen how they […]

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