Tag Archives: Homelessness

A Tough Spot

Two times over the last few months I have met two different homeless men in my city who have a similar story. Both men are in their twenties. Neither man is from Franklin or Williamson County. One man is black … 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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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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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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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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