Tuesday, November 24, 2009


Posted by Jack

I’m told that all people involved in urban ministries are supposed to have exciting stories to tell about their exploits in the ‘hood. Well, here is one for our collection.

Today, I came home from work to find that our house had been robbed. Someone kicked in our basement window, trashing the whole area and then coming upstairs to rob us.

Also, I entered the house while the intruder was still here.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

US Homelessness and International Opinion

Posted by Jack

(This is an article from Guardian News.)

A United Nations special investigator who was blocked from visiting the US by the Bush administration has accused the American government of pouring billions of dollars into rescuing banks and big business while treating as "invisible" a deepening homeless crisis.