Homelessness

 
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Murders put spotlight on Seattle’s homeless crisis

By Melinda Taylor
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Homelessness | When three teenage brothers last month murdered two vagrants in “The Jungle,” a crime-ridden homeless camp near baseball’s Safeco Field in Seattle, both…

Midday Roundup: Groundhog gives hope to snow-socked states

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Get ready for spring. Today is Groundhog Day, and the wily and wise rodent on whom all hopes for an early spring rest has declared winter dead. Beady-eyed…

Taking the bait—or not

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Homelessness | Last Wednesday I circulated around a crowded dining hall, interrupting homeless men as they tried to enjoy a quiet meal: “Sir, could I talk to you for a…

Romanian cook serves up love with meals for the homeless

By Susan Olasky
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Homelessness | For more than a decade, Alina Sharebenescue has been cooking soup in a small kitchen at the Light and Life center in Bucharest, Romania. She prepares homemade…

Amateur missionaries

By Evan Wilt
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Lifestyle | A Maryland couple, new to the faith, saw a need every day and decided to meet it

Little houses in the big city

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Homelessness | On a sweltering hot day in July, I gave a man a ride. He was outside the building where I help serve free meals on Wednesday nights, and the story…

Service centers

By Emily Scheie
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Lifestyle | How libraries accept a new role: Homes for the homeless

Michigan’s homeless makeover

By Daniel James Devine
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Hope Award | Midwest Region Winner: Detroit-area center helps transform homeless, addicted, and despondent men and women into workers and homeowners

Christians taking risks

By Angela Lu & Emily Belz
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Religion | Two Christian men, in two different parts of the world, upended their lives to serve their Lord

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

 
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