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Bishop T.D. Jakes receives high praise for greatly reducing recidivism rates through his T.O.R.I. program

Federal rates of recidivism—the tendency of a convicted criminal to reoffend—are high. But Dallas mega church pastor, Bishop T.D. Jakes, has found a formula to reduce those rates drastically through his Texas Offender Reentry Initiative (T.O.R.I.).

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VIDEO: 'God moves miraculously' says first inmate released under ‘First Step Act’

Do you believe in miracles? What about second chances?  Matthew Charles certainly does. In less than one month, he went from a jail cell to the State of the Union Address. That road to Washington, DC, however, includes a criminal past that started in Tennessee. Watch his story.

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Colin Kaepernick singing along to Hezekiah Walker’s ‘God Favored Me’ gets gospel artist's attention

As controversy swirls around him and his fight against police brutality and racial inequality, a video of the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, singing along to gospel artist Hezekiah Walker’s 2009 hit, “God Favored Me,” is going viral.

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Kierra Sheard shares ‘amazing’ visit to South Africa’s Robben Island where Mandela was imprisoned

Gospel singer Kierra Sheard is known for touching hearts with her powerful songs and vocals. Recently, her own heart was touched during a visit to Cape Town, South Africa. She toured Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela, spent 18 years.

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