Homelessness

 
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Urban mission

By Timothy Meinch
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Amy Writing Awards | A new downtown home for a suburban megachurch in Des Moines, Iowa. An award of outstanding merit winner

Yes, feed the homeless. But how?

By Marvin Olasky
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Homelessness | The battle goes on in dozens of cities. On one side stand those who for humanitarian, religious, or ideological reasons hand out free food to homeless folks.

South Florida’s homeless feeding showdown

By Daniel James Devine
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Homelessness | Taking care of the homeless has become a spotlight issue in mayoral election

Web Reads: Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up with videos

Web Reads: Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up with videos

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Screen time. In “Baby Brains,” a reporter looks at what we know about the development of a baby’s brain during the first years. Since babies are human…

Child homelessness spikes as marriage crumbles

By Kiley Crossland
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Homelessness | The number of homeless children in America is at an all-time high of almost 2.5 million, an 8 percent increase from 2012 to 2013, according to a report…

Midday Roundup: Elderly Florida man fined again for feeding homeless

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Do-good fine. Police in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., again cited a 90-year-old man for feeding the homeless in a public park, in violation of a city ordinance.

The inefficiency of love

By D.C. Innes
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Poverty | New York is a city of 8 million souls—55,000 of them, just over one-half of 1 percent, are homeless. But it’s still a lot of people, and a lot of…

Midwest models

By Russ Pulliam
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Lifestyle | True compassion’s social and political effects are on display in Indianapolis

Planting churches just ‘outside the gates of hell’

By Sophia Lee & Lynde Langdon
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Religion | A young church in Southern California has sprouted in an unusual place: the middle of a rescue mission. And this rescue mission is no hovel in a rundown part…

No headstone of his own

By Emily Belz
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Homelessness | What happens to a homeless person when he dies on the street?

A home for the holidays

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Lifestyle | Organizations across the country offer tangible help and real hope to the homeless

Writing an ‘objective’ story about homelessness

By Marvin Olasky
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Homelessness | The run-up to Thanksgiving week is a traditional time for newspaper reports about homelessness, and The New York Times yesterday did not fail. The headline gave…

 
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