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A Lack of Mental Resources

This is part 4 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1, part 2, and part 3. A simple definition of poverty is a lack of basic resources … Continue reading

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A Lack of Emotional Resources

This is part 3 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1 and part 2. A simple definition of poverty is a lack of basic resources that leads … Continue reading

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A Lack of Financial Resources

This is part 2 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1. A simple definition of poverty is a lack of basic resources that … Continue reading

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Politics of Poverty

I recently ran across a great article entitled, “The Politics of Poverty.” It is worth a read. Here is a link to the article. I would very much be interested in what you think about this article.

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Stop the Violence

One of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history took place at a movie theater in Auroa, CO at a midnight opening of the batman moving, “Dark Knight Rises.” Twelve people were killed and over 50 more were wounded. It’s … Continue reading

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Two Stories

My church is located in Franklin, TN, one of the wealthiest cities in the United States. However, the neighborhoods my church ministers in are not so wealthy. Our main neighborhood is called Hard Bargain and was the first African-American community … Continue reading

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President Obama and Same-Sex Marriage

(Please understand before you read that these are my first reactions to today’s announcement. I am convinced this issue will be a defining moment for the church in the West and should be carefully considered. Also, as I dialogue with … Continue reading

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