Today they have all sorts of words for what was called ‘beggar’. Maybe ‘beggar’ sounds undignified, and homeless more appropriate, but I found the word beggar explained my experience best in my encounter with someone. I just understood. Maybe this is due to my background, in that the word beggar was roughley used all the… Read More The word ‘beggar’ in my mind
No let-up in demand for foodbank service 2006. While the Lower Hutt foodbank gave thanks for its 20 years in the community at a mid-week service at St. James Anglican Church, the use of foodbanks continued to increase in some areas of New Zealand.
Getting Brash over welfare reform 2005. Christian-based organisations are calling National Party leader Don Brash’s proposals for welfare reform backward measures.
“Together we can help Kiwis in need” 2004. The Salvation Army’s theme this year is “together we can help Kiwis in need” elaborated in a breakfast presentation with a series of short messages about the work of The Army and their annual appeal. One hundred and twenty years serving New Zealanders was celebrated at Booth… Read More National annual appeal and rebranding for the sallies
City Mission 2000. “People at the bottom of the heap” are the focus of Christian based Wellington City Mission.