3371 Chattanooga Valley Road Flintstone GA 30725 706.820.2833

3371 Chattanooga Valley Road Flintstone GA 30725 706.820.2833

Monday, September 26, 2011

Let Mercy Limit Mercy

"Let mercy limit mercy. ...Sometimes we may have to say: 'Friend we are not withdrawing our mercy, just changing its form. We will continue to pray for you and visit you, and the minute you are willing to cooperate with us and make the changes that we believe are needed, we will resume our aid. Please realize that it is only out of love that we are doing this!' Let mercy limit mercy"
Tim Keller, Ministries of Mercy

Monday, September 19, 2011

Get Active!

Looking for a creative way to get more involved in your community? Check out this inspiring article from the September 15 Washington Post!

Friday, September 9, 2011

Good Reads

Check out these poverty-related articles of note! I couldn't decide which to post, so read them all!

Big banks offer payday loans by another name
By CANDICE CHOI, AP Personal Finance Writer Aug 23, 2011

Payday loans may be coming to a bank near you.

Trusting Families to Help Themselves
By DAVID BORNSTEIN in the New York Times, July 19 2011

Modern Poverty Includes A.C. and an Xbox
By Ken McIntyre in the National Review July 18, 2011

What is poverty? Americans might well be surprised to learn from other government data that the overwhelming majority of those defined as “poor” by the Census Bureau were well-housed and adequately fed even in the recession year 2009. About 4 percent of them did temporarily become homeless.