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Suicide and Pain: What Are We Missing?
Originally Posted: 08/13/2014 - 2:14pm | Type: Blog

While I believe that we should never replace God by trying to be the Savior, I do believe we should be a place where those who are hurting can come. Yesterday morning I was prepar ...

Vanity of Vanities: Does Ministry Really Matter?
Originally Posted: 08/02/2013 - 8:47am | Type: Blog

The system is broken, and we are broken with it. The religious systems have failed the people they claim to serve, and our social safety nets have holes large enough for lives to slip through, nearly undetecte ...

'There Should Be No Poor Among You'
Originally Posted: 05/30/2013 - 1:45pm | Type: Blog

We seem to have ‘no poor among us’ – we do our best to exclude, ignore, or even ban them when we do see them. There should be no poor among you -  Deuteronomy 15:4 This ...

Is Homeless Crackdown a Sign of Compassion Fatigue?
Originally Posted: 06/18/2012 - 4:31pm | Type: Blog

Atlanta, Phoenix, San Diego, Los Angeles, Miami, Oklahoma City and more than 50 other cities have previously adopted some kind of anti-camping or anti-food-sharing laws, according to the National Law Center on ...