Category Archives: Quest to End Poverty in America

The Quest to End Poverty in America Part 12

Time Banks     Imagine a fairly standard neighborhood.  Within this neighborhood are businesses, churches, schools and residents.     The churches take the lead in reaching out to their neighbors.  Pastors would no longer simply be a pastor to those who walk through their doors, but instead would serve as a shepherd for the entire neighborhood. …
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The Quest to End Poverty in America Part 11

Health Care Programs     Much of the conversation around health care in the United States has revolved around health insurance.  Health insurance only helps if you get sick.  But that is only part of the problem.  Have you ever had to deal with insurance companies?  They can find a loop hole and they use more…
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Quest to End Poverty in America Part 10

    Education needs to quit proselytizing kids into a humanist world view and focus on the life skills that are going to help these young people grow up to be great workers and citizens.   Currently we push kids to attend twelve years of school and then encourage them to consider trade school and college.  I…
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The Quest to End Homelessness in America Part 9

A better Safety Net      In many circles there is a call for strengthening the safety net so that men and women who are experiencing poverty have a safe place to land when those difficult times come.  There seems to be a movement to include more and more people that can be caught in the…
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