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HOPE HAVEN ADOPTS A ‘WHAT WOULD JESUS DO?’ APPROACH TO HOUSING

By LORETTA FULTON A funny thing happened after Abilene Hope Haven lost 70 percent of its funding. The loss of $278,000 in Department of Housing and Urban Development funding didn’t force Abilene Hope Haven to close. Instead, it forced its leaders to take a fresh look. While Hope Haven was receiving HUD money, it operated under certain rules. Without that

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TINY HOUSES SERVE BIG PURPOSE

  By LORETTA FULTON Ryan Goodwin, director of operations for Sonrise Ministries’ Houses for Healing, brings a unique perspective to the job–one he wishes he didn’t have. Houses for Healing are 392 square-foot tiny houses that will provide free lodging for people from area communities who are undergoing longterm medical treatment in Abilene. The first phase of the project consists

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