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Charity Without Government: Clinic With A Heart

A GiN Toast goes to the Clinic With A Heart featured in the September 7 edition of  the Lincoln Journal Star.  The seven year old project shows how private citizens, churches, and businesses working together can provide for the needy within their community – without government support. We applaud the very hard work over the years […] Continue reading

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NE Think Tank Has a Lot In Common With Pelosi

On August 27th, the Platte Institute for Economic Research (Platte) sent out an email newsletter with a feature article entitled “The Economic Benefits of SNAP” in Nebraska. In 1996, Democrats and Republicans recognized welfare programs do nothing more than create cycles of dependency. The result was across the board welfare reform. Programs like SNAP are on the march to reversing those reforms. Continue reading

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Charity By Any Other Name Does Not Smell as Sweet

Local churches are misguided in seeking government solutions. While, as Christians, we are called to care for the needy, Jesus did not teach people to give their money to the government. People are not being charitable if they are not giving from their heart, and government welfare programs take money from one citizen and give it to another. Continue reading

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Charity By Any Other Name Does Not Smell as Sweet

Next legislative session, a coalition of churches will ask Nebraska state senators to reinstate prenatal services for unborn children in all low-income families, including those here illegally. In the meantime, the member churches intend to educate their congregations about the moral implications of providing this care. As a Christian, I agree we have a […] Continue reading

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