Tag Archives: caring for the homeless


In his new book, God At Work: A Testimony of Prophecy, Provision and People amid Poverty, our own Catch MemberPartner, Drew Snider, tells the story of how he almost tripped over a pile of clothing on skid row in Vancouver, … Continue reading

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What’s going on next door?

In bringing about a community act of human love and compassion, we helped our neighbors take part in a genuine move of kindness that prevented the imminent homelessness of a single woman in our neighborhood.

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Through the Eyes of a Child

In light of Mother’s Day yesterday, Marti and I recalled this wonderful poem by Beverly Cunningham, who was without a home at the time we first met her and living at the Isaiah House for Women in Santa Ana, California. … Continue reading

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What a difference a name makes

The plight of teenagers who have run away from home without any resources and become homeless has come home to us in the form of one Miriam, who is the granddaughter of Tim and Cindy, MemberPartners of the Catch who … Continue reading

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Jesus: Heaven’s Refugee

“Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” Matthew 8:20 We are stardust; we are golden                           … Continue reading

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How 100,000 people suddenly became homeless

Pray for the people of Oroville, California, 100,000 of whom are temporarily homeless today, and for how long, they don’t know. Imagine if you were uprooted from your home with no guarantee that there will be anything left by the … Continue reading

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Robbie’s Heroes

I met one of my heroes recently. The church I was visiting had a guest speaker I was eager to hear and meet. He has been one of my favorite commentators on Christianity and culture for many years and I … Continue reading

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Secret Jesus

You’ve heard of Secret Santa. Well now that Christmas is over I want to encourage you to consider being a Secret Jesus. Think about introducing hope to the hopeless and watch the power of Christ come alive as God did … Continue reading

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