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Program: The Staying Power of Focus
Allan Tibbels does not have a particularly memorable job description title, so host Peter Marty gives him one – urban renewal enthusiast. Tibbels and his all-White family moved into an African American neighborhood on Baltimore’s west side. There he embarked with others on an ambitious effort to reverse the run-down image of “Sandtown,” and to face the crime, poverty, and vacant housing problems head on. Tibbels literally rolled into Sandtown two decades ago on a wheelchair. His faith, courage, and resolve just keep on rolling.

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Sunday, March 15

Tom Gjelten –
Everybody Sharing Everything

Acts 4:32-35

National Public Radio’s broad listenership knows the name
Tom Gjelten well. It is synonymous with reporting that is honest, insightful, and full of integrity. For more than 20 years Gjelten has been a foreign correspondent for NPR, serving in many of the world’s most dangerous hot spots. To his work he brings faith and humility. He understands his life less as a profession and more as a calling. Truly one of radio’s greats!

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