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Still kicking

by Marvin Olasky
Pundits who say compassionate conservatism is dead should get out more often

The theology of giving

by Marvin Olasky
Author and Yale professor Miroslav Volf says generosity and forgiveness are at the root of knowing God

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Christian Women's Job Corps | Nashville, Tenn.

Ruths and Naomis: Jobs program offers women one-on-one mentoring | by Kathleen Thorne

Bay Area Rescue Mission | Richmond, Calif.

Keeping harm at bay: Mission brings good news to California's roughest city | by Mark Bergin

Jobs for Life | Raleigh, N.C.

Worship through work: Program helps prepare the homeless for life on the job | by Kathleen Thorne

Rachel's House | Columbus, Ohio

Home improvement: Christian rehab community offers women leaving prison a place to grow, spiritually and otherwise | by Anthony Mator

CityTeam Ministries | Chester, Pa.

Cleanup job: At Pennsylvania shelter, cleansing starts on the inside | by Victoria Holowink

Manoomin Project | Marquette, Mich.

Wild rice & wild kids: Indian-led project aims to restore juvenile delinquents and an important environmental crop | by Anthony Mator

Earth Keeper Project | Marquette, Mich.

Creation concern: Program looks for better ways to dispose of dangerous waste | by Anthony Mator

A Hand Up for Women | Knoxville, Tenn.

Hard Knox: Women find help after life-changing difficulties | by Kathleen Thorne

Guiding Light Mission | Grand Rapids, Mich.

'God's house': A return to order helps shelter reclaim lives | by Anthony Mator

Genesee County Habitat for Humanity | Flint, Mich.

Housing starts: Charity helps families begin new lives in low-cost homes | by Anthony Mator

Mission Solano | Fairfield, Calif.

Mobile mission: Connecting the homeless to physical and spiritual lifelines | by Mark Bergin

Urban Promise | Camden, N.J.

Happy campers: Street ministry paves the way for kids to hear the gospel | by Victoria Holowink

TRUTH Seekers | Memphis, Tenn.

After-school special: Youth program helps seekers in poor neighborhoods find the truth | by Kathleen Thorne

A Way Out | Memphis, Tenn.

A Way Out of bondage: Escaping the sex industry isn't easy, but a citizen's group finds ways to help | by Kathleen Thorne

Crossroads Center Rescue Mission | Hastings, Neb.

Beyond full bellies: Christian faith saturates a Nebraska homeless shelter's program | by Anthony Mator