The Common Good

Mary Nelson

Mary Nelson is president emeritus of Bethel New Life, a faith-based community development corporation on the West Side of Chicago. She is also a board member of Sojourners.

Blog Posts by Mary Nelson

Posted by Mary Nelson 49 weeks 3 days ago
“Sometimes I feel discouraged and think my work’s in vain, but then the Holy Spirit, revives my soul again.”So where does this revival come? Often when we looked at a dilapidated building in our...
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Articles by Mary Nelson

Ending Poverty in America is an insightful and readable book that contains concise chapters by experts who describe the complex and intertwined aspects of poverty in America—includin