In Spencer, Iowa, a 26-year-old man in a faith-based treatment program was talked out of taking medications by two pastors he was friendly with.

But a few days after entering a program, he told one of them that he wasn’t feeling right and that he was suicidal.

Rev. Nick Hanges told him it would pass.

A few days later, Hanges found the man — Alex Jacobsen — in a pool of blood. He had cut his own throat. Then he saved his life.
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It’s not this picture that has gotten Larycia Alaine Hawkins in trouble with her employer, Wheaton College in Illinois. The private liberal arts school insists it has no opinion on the hijab she’s wearing to show her solidarity with people of other faiths.

Rather, it’s these words she wrote on Facebook that the evangelical Christian school has a problem with. Read more