Tagged: homelessness

Without a Home

By Rachel Covert Nearly 550,000 people sleep on the street every night in the US. One particular issue that has occupied the attention of the media lately is the plight of children and adolescents...

Visiting Larry

By Dr. David S. Apple (Special offer for ESA readers! See below for details.) Larry isolated himself so much that no one knew his problems, and no one visited with him. This Tenth Church...

Heart Collector

by Jennifer Carpenter How do you react when you see a homeless person begging on the street? Seeing someone so disempowered and stripped of dignity can make us feel discomfort, dismay, and even disgust....

Feeding a Higher Purpose

by Matt Rogers The sign above the door of the restaurant at the corner of Trade and Church says “King’s Kitchen.” The large wooden cross standing watch over the kitchen suggests that the “King”...

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

by Heidi Unruh Here are updates on a few of the issues that have been highlighted in this column—Sudan, homelessness, and healthcare reform. Sudan Before he left for his visit to China on November...

The New Face of Homelessness

by Lori G. Baynard While taking a class in downtown Philadelphia, I decided to take the train into the city early one Saturday morning. As I walked through the deserted streets I was stunned...