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SoupMan Ministers to the Homeless

In the summer of 2003, David Timothy bought an old van with 265,000 miles on it, with the help of his wife and a friend. They dubbed it SoupMobile and ...


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Widower Gives Up Millions to Serve the Poor

Jay Gould lost his wife to lung cancer in October, 2002. Though he tried to fill the emptiness with golf and vacations, the void remained.

A sermon about ...


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Single Mother Turns to God in Desperation

The following is a testimony given at Emmanuel Reformed Church in Paramount, California:

My name is Penny, and I am a single mother of five children. Three ...


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William Booth's Passion for the Homeless

One morning, near the turn of the 20th century, Bramwell Booth visited his elderly father, William Booth, founder of The Salvation Army. The elder Booth ...


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Homeless Man's Hymn Becomes a Powerful Testimony

In A Cup of Coffee at the Soul Café, Leonard Sweet tells the story of the making of a film by two Londoners. In 1971 they began to film street people. ...


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Touching Jesus

Some years ago, David Robinson, who plays basketball in San Antonio, visited our church. He's not a member of our church, but he shows up occasionally. ...


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"The Year of Living Dangerously": Journalist Ignores the Poor

The Year of Living Dangerously, with Mel Gibson and Sigourney Weaver, is the story of an ambitious Australian journalist's attempt to get a big story ...


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Couple Attends Church to Recharge Phone Battery

At a Catholic church in Milan, Italy, a young man and woman from South America entered each day for about a month and sat before a statue of the Madonna. ...


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"With Honors": Caring Community Becomes Family

In the 1994 movie With Honors, Joe Pesci plays the role of Simon Wilder, a homeless vagrant living in the boiler room of the Harvard University library. ...


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Everyday Compassion

A Chicago-based newspaper, StreetWise, is sold by homeless people, who collect a portion of the proceeds. One day as I walked to work, I passed a StreetWise ...


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