Category Archives: Homeless

You Never Know

For the last four years our church has provided emergency shelter for the homeless men in our city. We are trying to put together something for homeless women. Please pray about that with us. Our city has a small, but … Continue reading

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Homelessness in Franklin

Below is the text of an editorial I recently sent to my local newspaper. It should be published early next week, but you can read it first here. ________________________________ It is time for the city of Franklin to come together … Continue reading

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Causing these “Little Ones” to Sin

For the past several months, I have been preaching through Luke’s Gospel on Sunday mornings. This Sunday will be my 39th sermon from Luke, and we are only in Luke 17. If you look through my blog archives you will find most … Continue reading

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Homeless Teenagers

I serve on the board for Community Housing Partnership of Williamson County. The main task of this non-profit organization is to provide affordable housing for low-income, elderly, and disabled citizens. At our board meeting last night, one of the board … Continue reading

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Some People Don’t Get it

I live in Williamson County, Tennessee (Franklin, TN). Williamson County is the wealthiest county in Tennessee and in the top 20 wealthiest counties in the United States.  However, in spite of the county’s wealth, many families live at or below the poverty … Continue reading

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Who Are the Poor? (part 2)

I did not intend to write a part two, but since my last blog, I have been thinking more and more about the question, Who are the poor? As stated in part 1, the poor are the people in our … Continue reading

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Who Are the Poor?

“If you don’t stir things up, the people on the bottom get burned.” Who are the poor in our society? Who are the voiceless? Who are the ones we are to be standing up for, seeking justice? Who are those … Continue reading

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