Love without Expectations

Attending a small, private Lutheran school had its difficulties. Although I was from a poor neighborhood, I found myself in an affluent community surrounded by privilege. Understandably, I struggled with developing a sense of self-identity and meaningful friendships in school. I became close ...
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I Live in a Homeless Shelter . . .

When I tell people that I live in a homeless shelter I usually get one of two reactions. The first is admiration and appreciation. The second is a look that tells us they think we’ve lost our minds. When I look at our decision, I sometimes think the second reaction has it right. I do live in a ho...
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Unity in Diversity

NACSW Unity in Diversity Statement -   This statement on unity and diversity has recently been developed by the NACSW board as a way to reaffirm NACSW’s longstanding policy of being a place where Christians in social work hold Christ at the center and from there engage one another from the diversit...
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