Watch: "Our church almost died. A Netherlands church finds new life from a surprising source. 10 December 2012 Tweet Featured Stories My one regret at my father’s funeral “I wanted my father to shape up, stop drinking and be nice. Then I would love him.” How a backpack helped break the cycle of poverty and addiction Maria had just gotten off drugs and was afraid of becoming homeless. Getting school supplies for her kids was just one more burden. Then a church stepped in.