Encountering Homelessness (with Alan Graham & Mark Hilbelink)

Matt Dampier

On Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Father Matt Dampier hosted a conversation with Alan Graham (from Mobile Loaves & Fishes and Community First! Village) and Mark Hilbelink (from Sunrise Community Church) about homelessness in Austin and how Christians and churches can respond.

Recommended resources for further learning (mentioned throughout the evening):

  • In the Midst of Plenty: Homelessness and What To Do About It, Jill Khadduri and Mary Beth Shinn
  • Beyond Homelessness: Christian Faith in a Culture of Displacement, Brian J. Walsh and Steven Bouma-Prediger
  • When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor… And Yourself, Brian Fikkert and Steve Corbett
  • Gospel Con Carne, the Mobile Loaves and Fishes podcast hosted by Alan Graham
  • Love in Action: Catholic Social Teaching for Every Church, Simon Cuff
  • Abraham Kuyper: A Brief and Personal Introduction, Richard Mouw (“Sphere Sovereignty” was briefly mentioned in the discussion. This book would be a resource for Sphere Sovereignty)