It All Comes Down to A Job

I’m going to tell you a secret: homelessness isn’t about not having a permanent place to live. It’s often about dealing with poverty. I am convinced that the only way out of poverty is through work. You want to truly address the problem of homelessness? Address the problem with jobs first. It’s trickier than you […]

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For those of us living in the Ozarks, we probably consider ourselves a neighborly people. Our communities are built around neighborhoods. And yet, there’s a skill set necessary for being a good neighbor. And unfortunately, too many people today have lost it. True, we do care about those who live near us. For instance, we’re

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Think you know what it’s like to serve as a volunteer? Think again! Volunteering with Jesus Was Homeless may look different than it does with other organizations. That’s because in most cases, our volunteers create a culture of family and relationships. Working together on a shared project fulfills the spirit of community we’re all looking

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Plain Talk About Poverty

Welcome to Bryan’s Blog! I hope you’ll join me here as I update you on what Jesus Was Homeless, Jobs for Life and our many outreach efforts are doing to bring jobs, meals and hope to people in Branson. Let’s start with some plain talk about something we all dislike (and secretly dread): poverty. When

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