(RNS) — Last month, Hope Covenant Church opened the first homeless shelter in Chicago’s affluent suburban Village of Orland Park. It is open every Tuesday until April — unless a lawsuit by The Village of Orland Park succeeds in closing it down.
Little Rock's Bridge to Work program, which began in April, pays members of the homeless community $9.25 an hour to clean up litter from its city streets. The results of this program, run by a local church, have been successful.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- Jayson Albers, who grew up in a Baptist church, made a living for a long time as an opening shift supervisor for Ryan's steakhouse. Then life came crashing down -- his wife and son died in an accident. One thing led