Tag Archive: Homeless

Nov 03 2013

The wonder of work

Years ago a “hobo” came to the back porch as my mother sat there “shelling peas.” “Pardon me, Ma’am, but could you spare a meal to a starving traveler?” Graciously, but firmly, my mother responded and said she would be happy to provide a meal but he would have to do some yard work first. …

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Jul 30 2013

Depending on the kindness of strangers:The only sure result of Detroit’s bankruptcy is that armies of lawyers will make bales of money

  The other shoe finally dropped in Detroit. The once-proud city — variously known as “Motown,” “the Arsenal of Democracy,” and “the City of Champions” — filed for bankruptcy. There’s a local effort to head off the filing, but most people don’t think it will get anywhere. Detroit’s the largest American city ever to do …

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Jul 24 2013

No robbing, just giving.

In keeping with the theme of Robin Hood, the cast, crew, production team, volunteers, and ArtsView staff are participating in helping the less fortunate. Instead of robbing from the rich, we are giving of ourselves by serving the evening meal at Hiway 80 Rescue Mission on July 14th. A 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, Hiway 80 …

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May 21 2013

Library hosts program: Riders on The Orphan Train heads to Longview

The Longview Public Library is pleased to host a special program, “Riders On The Orphan Train.” The multimedia program tells the story of the Orphan Train experiment from 1854 to 1929. The program will take place in the Library’s Moeschle Room at 7pm, Tuesday, May 21. The event is made possible in part by a …

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Apr 21 2013

Does God's love make you want to give?

Does experiencing God’s love make you want to give? Some current social scientific research suggests it might. University of Akron sociologist Matthew T. Lee says, “Millions of Americans frequently experience divine love and for them this sense of God’s love not only enhances existential well-being, but underlies a sense of personal meaning and purpose and …

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May 29 2012

Homeless art show on display

Local Artist Anup Bhandari has once again teamed with Newgate Mission to bring another creative art show to Longview Public Library. His latest project, From The Eyes of The Homeless: A Look Inside The Daily Life Of Homelessness, helps bring awareness to the homeless population that lives all around us. Part of The Healing Art …

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Apr 24 2012

Church in the shade reaches the homeless and down-trodden

Most of us enjoy a picnic in the shade. We look upon it as an enjoyable outing to be savored, but others have no choice–they are homeless. Shade Tree Ministry’s Clay Perkins prayed for the Lord’s will on how to help and witness to the city’s darkest side. Every time he took his words of …

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Feb 07 2012

Bankrolling hope

House of Hope residents are thankful for the generosity of an anonymous donor.

The House of Hope is constructed of just that, along with a strong dash of faith.  The front entrance on Highway 80 in Longview opens the door to a facility whose interior is a literal shrine to the Holy Spirit and His work.  Bibles and crucifixes are in abundance.  On Tuesday afternoons the House’s ladies …

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