Category Archives: Christian Responses

Looking at a new model for Housing the Homeless in Savannah (with a focus from the faith community equal to the Moore OK response)! | Larry Rice Offers Land to St. Louis County for Homeless Shelter « CBS St. Louis


We’re pretty sure this isn’t the first example of the faith community engaging with a government to fulfill its desires to move ahead on some stalled plans (for building new shelters) for housing the homeless, but it serves as a … Continue reading

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When we reject giving housing first to our homeless are we rejecting Jesus? | Is there a call for social justice to the churches & God’s people here? | Sculpture of Jesus the Homeless rejected by two prominent churches | Toronto Star


“Homeless Jesus had no home,” says the artist, Timothy Schmalz, who specializes in religious sculpture. “How ironic.” Watch the sculptor share his reaction to finding it so hard to find a home for his Jesus the Homeless piece! You see … Continue reading

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A new day for the homeless authority, maybe, but much more to address before they’re on track again! | Savannah’s homeless authority balances budget, cites new day | Savannahnow.com Mobile


Today’s article in the Savannah Morning News comes after the Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless (known as the CSAH & Homeless Authority) Board Meeting held yesterday, Tuesday, 2/19/2013. We were in attendance & are pleased to see this meeting reported … Continue reading

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Had to share this story from a Vet! WOW- read & support any organization who makes a difference for Vets experiencing homelessness!


Here’s a Facebook post from one of our friends, Holly Minor. It was written by a new Facebook friends, Justa Vet! We feel compelled to add this comment here before you read this expose. We saw it in a newsletter … Continue reading

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Should we be creating an Interfaith Task Force on Homelessness in Savannah?


We have been thinking about how to engage the faith community in Savannah on the moral & social issue of homelessness. In our research we came across a few models we are looking into. Here is one we are sharing … Continue reading

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An issue for Savannah to discuss too?: Boulder: Heaven for the homeless, or a town that’s short on services? – Boulder Daily Camera


Some of the recent issues surrounding the homeless have brought up a broader question of whether Boulder is a city that is friendly to the nearly 1,000 people every night who have no place to go. Opinions on the matter … Continue reading

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Here’s some great info on Housing First in New Orleans (from a conference & article): Housing First model of addressing homelessness is discussed | NOLA.com


There’s a homelessness conference going on in New Orleans on homelessness while this post is being written & one of the topics is “Housing First“! A local newspaper reporter wrote an article about how it works in New Orleans! Here’s … Continue reading

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A discussion on the Faith Community doing more to end homelessness & support the poor: Faith Leaders Blast House GOP Budget As ‘Immoral Disaster’ That ‘Robs The Poor’ | ThinkProgress


Faith Leaders Blast House GOP Budget As ‘Immoral Disaster’ That ‘Robs The Poor’ | ThinkProgress. They didn’t get the message from the faith community last time! Do we think it’ll be different this time? What do they expect from the … Continue reading

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Great find for our Homelessness Revealed Board: “Finding Grace: The Face of America’s Homeless”


Source: findinggracehomeless.org via Marvin on Pinterest This should give us all some visualizations & stories to read that will tear at our heartstrings! Support this effort to share the revelation of what homelessness is for individuals – it’s not just … Continue reading

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Homelessness Revealed – our collection of thought provoking images launched on Pinterest


We saw this image today & posted about it, shared it & got inspired to share more of these images when we find them or you share them with us! If you’d like to comment on them please do so … Continue reading

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