Race in America: Pushing Forward on the Heels of the 'Voiceless'
Co-founder and director of the Voices Project and college pastor at Kilns College
Leroy Barber has dedicated more than 25 years to eradicating poverty, confronting homelessness, restoring local neighborhoods, healing racism, and living what Dr. King called “the
Feeding the Homeless Is a Religious Liberty Issue Too
Good Samaritans fight attempts to ban food-sharing programs.
feel it's very important to meet homeless people outside and provide them with food,” Jeremy Rosen, director of advocacy for the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
Cohousing: The New American Family
How alternative forms of living are changing communities, challenging the church, and keeping millennials in the fold.
This small act snowballed into a weekly dinner where upwards of 15 teens—many of whom have endured homelessness, abuse, hunger, and sexual assault—stop in to eat, hug, read
Beth Moore: I Found God in ‘Deep Valleys and Difficulties’
The best-selling author and speaker talks about her past and her first-ever work of fiction.
One of the insights I hope readers have at the end of the novel is that there truly is no “John Doe.” My life has intersected with homelessness, and the book presents a view into that
What It's Like to Be a Black, Female Pastor in the South
Nicole Massie Martin shares about her unique vocation.
at Gordon-Conwell, and volunteers as the faith-based representative on the Housing Advisory Board of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, which works to end and prevent homelessness as well
How to Date When You’re Almost Middle-Aged
As I close in on 40, I’m learning how to live without marriage (even as I desire it).
commandments. Her daughter balks at said “stallion of romance,” but Lady Susan thinks he could give Frederica long-term safety from homelessness and hunger.
Hillsong Church at a Glance
What is Hillsong Church like, beyond the music that just about everyone sings?
the top 20 needs in Australia. This includes drug abuse, human trafficking, homelessness, health care, and suicide. The church is making people aware
One Step Away from the Dumpster
Matthew Desmond takes an inside look at the inner-city nightmare of eviction.
One Step Away from the Dumpster. Matthew Desmond takes an inside look at the inner-city nightmare of eviction. DL Mayfield/ April 24, 2016. Sébastien
On the Ground in Ferguson
Beauty, lament, and sitting together at the foot of the cross.
Leroy Barber is an ordained Christian minister who has dedicated more than 25 years to eradicating poverty, confronting homelessness, restoring local neighborhoods, healing racism
What It's Like to Live On Less Than Two Dollars a Day
Sociologist Kathryn Edin talks about what she learned from spending time with families that live on less than the price of a gallon of milk.
What It's Like to Live On Less Than Two Dollars a Day. Sociologist Kathryn Edin talks about what she learned from spending time with families that live
Melinda Gates: ‘I’m Living Out My Faith in Action’
One of the wealthiest and most controversial women in the world believes that all lives have equal value. She’s willing to spend $3.6 billion a year to prove her point.
I will give you one example, and we have many. We were part of a group that was trying to end homelessness in the Pacific Northwest—a phenomenal goal.
From Tent City to Tiny Houses
Churches try hip solution to aid the homeless.
“We had to overcome that resistance—this is not a tent city, but it's meant for those who have transitioned out of homelessness or are rent-stressed and at risk of becoming homeless.”.
How It Became So Easy to Ignore the Poor
Growing income inequality and economic segregation have insulated our privilege.
The 1973 average hourly wage of $4.03 actually had more purchasing power than today's average of $20.67. Homelessness is a symptom of our income stagnation.
Morning Roundup 07/17/13
Pope Francis; Church Staff Members; Islam 101; Calvinists & Charismatics
The Princess of Wales knew where she went, the media followed. Her activism brought global attention to homelessness, HIV/AIDs, and, most prominently, land mines.