Housing For the Least of These

January 1, 1998 ...

The epistle of James challenges Christians to social responsibility. It is not enough to say to a needy person, “Go, I wish you well; keep warm and well fed,” while neglecting his or her physical suffering and material needs. A living faith calls us to hold out boldly the hope of the gospel as we …

Heeding the Call of the Poor

January 1, 1997 ...

“The Lord maintains the cause of the needy and executes justice for the poor. ” Psalm 140:12 Millions of sick, disabled and unemployed Americans, immigrants, and their children remain dependent on government assistance for survival. We have long maintained that many government programs, while meeting immediate needs, actually weaken families, destroy initiative, and trap people …