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Relief vs. Development: Diagnosing Causes

Oct 16, 2019 3:32:54 PM

Editor’s Note: Pastor John Repsold, whose downtown Spokane church Mosaic Fellowship includes ministry to people experiencing homelessness, presented the following at the 2019 World Homeless Day Summit. We appreciate his sharing his notes with Impact Blog readers.

Relief vs. Development, Part 1

By Pastor John Repsold

I’ve been tasked with addressing the difference between relief and development when it comes to the homeless. And I say “the homeless” rather than “homelessness” because I want us to remember that this is not just a “problem to solve.”  It is fundamentally about people, the homeless.

Love Your Homeless Neighbor

Sep 19, 2019 2:22:05 PM

We must first see and know people, not their condition, if we are to love the poor like God calls us to do.

Why I Bought My Car at UGM Motors

Jun 1, 2017 10:53:38 AM

I knew I would find reliable cars and low prices at UGM Motors. Most importantly, the dollars I was spending would help Devon, Avery and many others.

Panhandling: to give or not to give?

Aug 13, 2014 6:16:00 PM

UGM Executive Director Phil Altmeyer explains UGM's stance on panhandling.

The services homeless people need

Feb 18, 2014 1:21:00 PM

UGM's whole person approach seeks to address the underlying causes of homelessness.