Justice & Equality

Why I Give Money To Homeless People

“You got any spare change?” the man asks. He’s grubby, carrying a small backpack holding all of his belongings and a cardboard sign that says “Lost job. Anything helps.” I shake my head and hurry past, staring at the ground, not even looking him in the eye. I wanted to help him, but I couldn’t…… Continue reading Why I Give Money To Homeless People

Love, Life & Community

Life Beyond Difficulty: A Lesson in Resiliency & Community

At the beginning of last month a four-alarm fire completely destroyed an inner-city apartment building in which several of the kids from our community group lived. The apartment was razed, leaving them homeless, as well as several other families whose homes experienced serious water damage. While no one was hurt, these families lost everything (they don’t have insurance), and I wondered…… Continue reading Life Beyond Difficulty: A Lesson in Resiliency & Community