The church–an employment agency?

Over at FaithWalkers here on Patheos, David Spickard asks an interesting question:

What if we spent the same amount of time, effort, and resources helping a man or woman find and keep a job as we do handing out clothes on a Saturday morning? What would that do?

In America alone, there are roughly 350,000 local church congregations. Most embrace and respond to God’s call for the Church to care for the poor.  Very few help the poor find a job. But shouldn’t that be at the top of the list?

Read more here.  Is there something your church could do in this area?

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