Feed the Homeless to Turn Night into Day


Raleigh police stop food distribution to the homeless by a local group who has been doing this for years.
Raleigh police stop food distribution to the homeless by a local group who has been doing this for years.

Yesterday the city of Raleigh, North Carolina chose to make feeding the hungry a crime. The mayor and city council of Raleigh ought to read today’s lectionary reading from Isaiah 58:9b-14. Isaiah instructs Israel to stop oppressing people, to feed the hungry and meet the needs of the marginalized. Then Israel’s light will rise and their difficulties which seem like a long night will turn to the glorious light of day. Here’s the audio from my sermon today:

 

5 thoughts on “Feed the Homeless to Turn Night into Day”

  1. IT IS INSANE, I BEEN HOMELESS BEFORE, AND IF IT WAS NOT FOR PEOPLE LIKE ALL Y’ALL I WOULD HAVE GONE HUNGRY MANY TIMES, THANKS AND FIX THIS MADNESS, I AM WITH YOU

  2. This was of particular interest to me since I live in Raleigh and am appalled at the situation here. I hope you don’t mind that I shared this on Facebook. Your message is one that everyone here needs to hear. Thank you so much!

    Sent from my iPhone

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