Category Archives: Islam

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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The battle in Pinnelas, Clearwater & all over the US for what the solution for chronic homelessness should be: it’s Housing First guys not upscale prison units


The question at hand is, which one of the two videos below provides a place you’d like to “Occupy”? I’ll take Pinellas Hope over Safe Harbor any day of the week, BUT the solution is Housing First, as represented in the … 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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Beliefs – Atheists and Humanists Meet in Los Angeles and Debate Future – NYTimes.com


Energized by a recent Pew Research Center poll showing that atheists are more educated about religion than religious people, 370 atheists, humanists and other skeptics packed a ballroom at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel last weekend to debate the future of … Continue reading

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A Challenge, Inter-faith approaches need testing in Savannah: Hand Outs and Housing: The Challenge Today of Ministering to the Homeless – Poverty Insights


Christians and other members of religious groups routinely venture downtown armed with food, compassion, and prayers. Many of them return to their homes haunted not only by what they’ve experienced and who they’ve met, but also by the nagging sense … Continue reading

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A call to action & some details on where we stand with WHD (10-10-10)


Just thought I’d update everyone on where we stand for the events we are planning for World Homelessness Day (10-10-10)! It seems that there will be a series of events in November planned by the Georgia Alliance to End Homelessness … Continue reading

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Loving your Enemies – a video & biblical background!


Using the following scripture as the text for the sermon: While you are reading this content please consider whether you believe the homeless people you may encounter are your enemies or whether the fact that homelessness exists at the levels … Continue reading

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