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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