Compassionate Responsibility

I am now in year 15 as a volunteer resource provider, former board member and mentor to homeless men on the Eastside of Lake Washington assisting Congregations for the Homeless.  It is a privilege to have spent thousands of hours talking, writing resumes, making trips to the hospital, court or job interviews, bringing Read more…

Homelessness…Now An Agenda Item

When I started serving homeless men 14 years ago, their presence in Bellevue, WA (and Seattle) was an annoyance to the community, you know, like a paper cut on the finger.  Now in Puget Sound and Eastside Cities, it is like an ongoing agenda item on city and county council meetings, newspaper columns and on Read more…

What are your FTO scores?

What is FTO?  Faith/Trust/Obedience   These three words are key to producing spiritual fruit in our lives and the lives of others.  This is the first blog in a series of 4 addressing the impact of  FTO in our lives.  Definitions: Faith-Strongly Held Belief/Conviction/Optimism/Confidence in someone or something; belief in God Read more…