Category Archives: Free enterprise

Some more on Social Justice | We need this dialog | It’s NOT Socialism | Is Social Justice a Codeword?


Yes, we need this dialog, even if it’s brought to our attention by an advocate for the progressive church! Can we afford as Christians to ignore this call (another one) for “The Just Church”? A quote from the article to … Continue reading

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Have you wondered how to get our homeless working again? | Jobs can come with (or after) Housing First!


Our friends at Jesus Was Homeless have partnered with Jobs for Life! View the video below & feel free to comment here about how we should  implement this or a similar program for our homeless & all unemployed or under-employed … 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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Homeless Entrepreneurs find a way to move out of their homelessness, start business in a shelter!: Rosenblum: A new business grows in an unlikely place | StarTribune.com


Rosenblum: A new business grows in an unlikely place | StarTribune.com. Now here’s how a homeless entrepreneur quickly gets a business launched, on his way to getting housed with an income that can sustain himself! He actually launched this business … Continue reading

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We struggle with this as we seek to build capacity in this community to end chronic homelessness: Posts: Building Competent Communities: A Matter of Survival in the 21st Century (02-14-2012) – Abundant Community


We saw this post (linked to at the end of our post) today & read just enough to get hooked! We shared it out on Google+ & Facebook with this comment: Here’s something worth sharing to talk about capacity building … Continue reading

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The right perspective on the “safety net” issue so eloquently presented by Mitt Romney: Response by Joel John Roberts: Doctors Want to Prescribe Social Services as Good Medicine


Thanks Mitt! It’s on the table now & we’ve posted & tagged ALL the political campaigns here: Doctors Want to Prescribe Social Services as Good Medicinehttp://huff.to/AB7a6B via @huffingtonpost GR8 “safety net” read #mittromney Mitt Romney, NO to Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Rick Santorum for … Continue reading

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Where the rubber meets the road, free enterprise & common good, the debate needs to stop: Speaker Boehner Reacts to President Obama’s Jobs Council Endorsing GOP Approach to Job Creation | Speaker of the House John Boehner | speaker.gov


Speaker Boehner Reacts to President Obama’s Jobs Council Endorsing GOP Approach to Job Creation | Speaker of the House John Boehner | speaker.gov. Saw this on Facebook today on the Speaker’s Page – had to comment & now sharing here … Continue reading

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