this went thru my mind

 

City, culture & evangelicals: Make Way for the Metro-Evangelical by Andy Crouch

“You go to the city to reach the culture.”

Immaturity: 5 Marks of Immature Behavior by Jim Martin

“Do you pursue maturity or settle for immaturity?”

Poverty: * Tracking American Poverty [infographic]; * Poverty & Our Kids

* “In 2010 … 16.8% were in deep poverty, living on less than $8,700 for a family of 3. … 5.2% of Americans were poor, living on less than $17,400 for a family of 3. … 24.7% were near or in poverty, living on less than $26,100 for a family of 3.”

* “16 million kids live in poverty–lined up hand-in-hand they could stretch across the nation 5 times. … Children in poverty are 5 times more likely to repeat one or more grades in school. … Children in poverty are 3 times more likely to have no health insurance.”

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