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Visit to Homeless Shelter Teaches Woman a Lesson in Thanks

Spending an evening at a shelter for homeless women was not my idea, but when a friend asked, I was perfectly willing to tag along.

Although the winter ...


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Man Desires the Trust of His Homeless Friend

A little while ago I wandered into the wrong hospital room at Stony Brook University Hospital (New York). A middle-aged man with only a few teeth and ...


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Soccer Coach Finds a Way to Help the Homeless

For almost 10 years, Adam Bruckner, [assistant coach for the Philadelphia Kixx indoor soccer team], has made it his personal mission to help the homeless. ...


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Man Raises Millions for Families in Need by Sleeping in His Tent

People call him "Shoe Bob," but his real name is Bob Fisher. He owns a small shoe repair shop tucked in a corner of a little strip mall in Wayzata, Minnesota. ...


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What It Looks Like to Be a Neighbor

Recently, while inching along in traffic, I saw two men in conversation on the sidewalk. One man was seated on a box at the end of the freeway off-ramp. ...


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Chicago Ministry Reaches Out to Male Prostitutes

When a gnawing crack addiction engulfed Andy's life almost two decades ago, he abandoned family and friends. He was sleeping on park benches in Chicago's ...


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Looking for Jesus in the Eyes of the Homeless

In Portland, Oregon, the homeless gather under the Burnside Bridge. For more than three years, carloads of Christians from Bridgetown Ministries have ...


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The Homeless Reflect Jesus

Shane Claiborne is a young Christian activist whose mission is to take Jesus and the message of the gospel seriously. Shane is one of the founding members ...


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Homeless Alcoholic Craves Living Water

Philip Yancey writes in Christianity Today of an encouraging truth he heard from a young man named Mike who works among the homeless:

Mike told me that ...

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Stockbroker Begins Ministry to Homeless

Ten years ago, Kevin Bradley was engrossed in the fast-paced, big-money world of Wall Street. A stockbroker with Legg Mason in Baltimore, Bradley and ...


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