You could be homeless

“Homeless people are all druggies and alcoholics that can’t hold a job.” Is this true? If it ever was (which, it probably wasn’t ever fully true), it isn’t true anymore. Read this excerpt from The Guardian to meet the new faces of homelessness. Suburbanites are becoming the new face of homelessness “People look at me…

Homeless people don’t need to be grateful

I don’t like green eggs and ham Recently, I was searching the internet looking for a scrambled egg recipe that serves 200 people for one of our Relational Meal Events. Every single recipe I found contained comments about how the eggs turn green in large quantities. Something about the aluminum pans or the amount of…

Are You Desensitized To The Homeless Now?

Today I saw a homeless woman in the city of Kirkland in a wheel chair. She was crying, had an umbrella to protect her from the heavy wind and rain and honestly, looked like a sweet grandmother holding a sign up at a light. Watching her I wondered, what are people thinking of her right…

Why I HATE Skipping Homeless Ministry

Many people are under the impression that serving homeless people is hard work for me. This simply isn’t true. My paradigm of homeless outreach has changed over the years.. In fact, I hate missing homeless outreach in a given week.

Counting The Costs… Before Serving The Homeless Ministry

Babysteps ministry is flourishing right now. People are being fed by the masses, the gospel is being spread and individuals are receiving prayer, partnerships are being formed, and resources are pouring in. God is doing wonderful things for us and we are constantly amazed at what is happening in this ministry. Concurrently, advancing the kingdom…

Compare Morman’s, Jehova’s Witnesses, and Christians?

Last week, I went out to the streets with my team with the mission to talk about Jesus. I personally was rejected multiple times in attempt to pray for the individuals out there and/or speak about Jesus. Rejection is never fun and can be discouraging. However, isn’t rejection an inevitable part in spreading the gospel?…

Are We Unintentionally Hurting Homeless People?

What do human beings desire most? To be acknowledged, to feel important. I tell you, if you really want to make someone feel good, exhort them and make them feel important. What happens if one is deprived of this? Often times, the results are depression, suicide, and/or psychotic behavior.