Homelessness

 
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Homelessness remains a problem for former foster care youth

By Victoria Queen
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Homelessness | John Callis spent two periods in foster care—when he was a baby until he was adopted at age 3 and when he was 14 and “uncontrollable.” He received a…

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.

 
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