The church–an employment agency?


What if we spent the same amount of time, effort, and resources helping a man or woman find and keep a job as we do handing out clothes on a Saturday morning? What would that do? [Read more...]

Job’s complaints and our work


Not every church is fully equipped to help people handle work-related difficulties. Is this an area where churches need to improve? [Read more...]

Generational poverty: a post from a Kern pastor


The church cannot afford to engage the poor without understanding their culture. [Read more...]

The church and those who cannot work


If the close-knit members of the Thessalonian church had a hard time discerning who among them was worthy to receive financial support, imagine how much more difficult it is for a far-flung modern city, province or nation. [Read more...]