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Examiner.com article: Poverty in Raleigh is increasing

Posted by on Mar 30, 2011 in examiner.com | Comments Off

Examiner.com article: Poverty in Raleigh is increasing

I’ve published another article for Examiner.com as the Raleigh Practical Christianity Examiner. The article is called “Poverty in Raleigh is increasing.”

According to the latest statistics, 11% of Raleigh’s population lives below the poverty line. That means that more than 1 out of every 10 people that we meet probably do not have enough food to eat or a safe place to live.

The article includes some the latest statistics concerning poverty in Raleigh and the Triangle (North Carolina). Here’s part of the article:

There are many opportunities around Raleigh for the church to show their love of God and their love for others. Each of those opportunities has a name and a story. It’s time for the church to step out of our comfortable sanctuaries and into these lives. This is where we will find Jesus working.

Please use the link above to jump over to Examiner.com and read the rest of this short article.