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All articles & reviews tagged with homelessness

News

December 2018
News > Society

Light has dawned

‘The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death, a light has dawned’. This beautiful verse, from chapter 9 of Isaiah’s Old Testament prophecy, is set within a wonderful passage often read at Christmas. It describes the coming of the Messiah. The…

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News

December 2017
News > Christmas

Christmas – Two pairs of socks

Christian entrepreneur Ed Vickers has launched Jollie Socks, an initiative to support people who are homeless. The sock brand has been stocked in stores such as John Lewis, with the tag line ‘wear a pair, share a pair’. Essentially, when you buy a pair, the company donates a pair of socks to your favourite…

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Review

Reviews > Book

Johnny Cornflakes: A Story About Loving the Unloved

This story, which is based on fact, illustrates how God can work in the most unexpected ways through the most unlikely people. The author tells of how God began to teach her to see others the way that God did. Her husband became pastor of a Baptist church in Chelsea, a high crime, dirty…

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Review

Reviews > Book

The Deafening Sound of Silent Tears: The Story of Caring For Life

This is the remarkable story of the first 20 years of Caring for Life, a Christian charity determined to ‘share the love of Jesus’ by addressing the needs of damaged, homeless young people in Leeds. The book itself is well written, moves with pace, and catches some of the personal stories which touch the…

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