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The Needs of Poverty and the Responsibility Jesus Passed on to You

When Jesus told his friends “You will always have the poor among you” he was preaching a sermon straight from the words of Moses in one of his final messages to the Israelites. Moses assured God’s people that the new … Continue reading

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African Activists Generate Warmth for Needy Norwegians

[From the archives] *** Have you seen this parody of music fundraiser videos? It’s funny and clever and wise all at once: Brrr, Norway! We are called to comfort others with compassion, to coming alongside others as God comes alongside … Continue reading

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Feeding the Homeless, Three Scones at a Time

Dolly greeted me from her usual spot across the street from the courthouse. “Hey, how you doing?” “Good,” I said. “On my way to get coffee. Had breakfast yet?” She pointed to a slumped over plastic bag on the ledge … Continue reading

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Simple Ways to Help the The Poor – you’d be surprised

Patrick Stewart assures us that choosing not to give is no big deal: Ignoring the Poor That video reminds me of a tweet I saw recently: “When Jesus said ‘the poor you will always have with you’ he didn’t mean ‘so ignore them.’” … Continue reading

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