Faith-Based Organizations Essays

  • How Christian Faith-Based Organizations Can Help Homeless Shelters

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    How Christian Faith-Based Organizations Can Help Homeless Shelters Abstract Spirituality affirms the essential self-worth, dignity and core health of a person’s well being; therefore, homeless shelters should incorporate spirituality, in order to benefit a person in the long term compared to the satisfaction of an immediate need. “Our national epidemic of intolerance for poor and homeless people is the consequence of America’s lack of spirituality, coupled with America’s love of materialism

  • Faith Based Organizations in Zimbabwe

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    Gerard Clarke and Michael Jennings (2008: 6) define FBO as “any organization that derives inspiration and guidance for its activities from the teachings and principles of the faith or from a particular interpretation or school of thought within the faith” . In short basically FBOs are directly indirectly religiously tied organisations. FBOs also differ in terms of the kind of approach they have towards development and the ways in which they view what people need in order to live a dignified life

  • Faith-Based Healthcare Organizations Essay

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    Over the past few years there has been growing interest about the success and value of faith-based organizations (FBOs) in term of delivering healthcare services to the public. As with any healthcare system there are always pros and cons, however faith-based hospitals seem to offer more than that of secular organizations, especially in terms of providing individualized patient care to the underprivileged and giving back to the community. Before looking at their contributions to our American Healthcare

  • Similarities Between Healthcare Organizations And Faith-Based Organizations

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    It seems that healthcare organizations (HO) and faith-based organizations (FBO) have a lot in common. Both express an interest in people in communities, both are concerned with the well-being of such people, and both create groups which foster support and education for communities. It would thus make sense that these organizations work together and focus on their similarities as the motivation to do so. HO have the experience and knowledge on health-related issues and are also able to target who

  • The Surge of Faith Based Organizations in Postcolonial Zimbabwe

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    1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY There has been a surge of Faith Based Organisations in Postcolonial Zimbabwe. FBOs have contributed positively to the Zimbabwean society although they have been over looked and little study has been done concerning these organisations, only secular organisations have been well studied and thus unfair on the part of FBOs. FBOs are hinged on a religious backbone in the work that it is involved in unlike Non Governmental Organisations which have no religious attachment to

  • The Role of Faith-based Organisations in Poverty Alleviation

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    To get a clear understanding of the contributions by faith-based social services and where they stand, it is important to first define a faith-based organization and explore the theories from which they derive. Staff of these organizations may most often share the same faith and provide service in accord with their beliefs. “For some faith-based organizations, faith is manifest in the act of service itself, conspicuous in the compassion inherent in the way work is performed. For others there are

  • Critique on Peter Drucker's The New Realities

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    decades and the problems and opportunities they present to America and the world. He analyzes the new limits and functions of government, the transnational economy and ecology, the paradoxes of development, the post business society, information-based organizations, management as a social function, and the shifting base of knowledge. Most importantly, Dr Drucker analysis does not focus on what to do tomorrow. He focuses on what to do today in contemplation of tomorrows. Dr Drucker is an omnivorous writer

  • Is Canadian Culture Doomed to Become American?

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    and “like Canadians, want to keep their protective policies and regulations concerning the promotion of their cultural identity”3. His opinion about American culture is rather clear and his main point is that although there are many Canadian based organizations that are formed for the promotion and protection of Canadian culture such as the Broadcasting Act adopted by the Parliament in 1991 and the Canadian Radio-Television and telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Canadians should further endorse

  • Mentoring Children in their Education

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    such as a semester during the school year or throughout the entire year. Children are still developing their skills and personality, while they cannot get mentored for some things they can get mentored for their skills. There are multiple mentor organizations that work with the youth in the Vancouver area, the particular one I am talking about is Big Brothers Big Sisters. Big Brothers Big Sisters has been around for over a hundred years. There were and are a ton of volunteers from my high school that

  • Peer Mentoring Essay

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    Peer Mentoring: The Benefits and Disadvantages of Peer Mentoring in Youth Currently in Canada, about 42000 youths have mentors through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and there are still thousands of youth on their waiting list. After learning about how many kids were not able to get mentors, I decided to volunteer with Big Brothers Big sisters as a teen mentor for elementary kids during my last year of highschool. Peer mentoring is not the usual kind of mentoring that people think of. In

  • Big Brothers Family Mentoring

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    Mentoring for Change Big Brothers and Big Sisters is an organization committed to the well-being of youth and children across the world. In 1904, Ernest Young, a journalist, founded New York Big Brothers, formerly called New York Children’s court, to provide support for young male offenders (Uhle, 2007). At the same time, Ladies of Charity changed its name to Catholic Big Sisters to help young female offenders. In 1977, the two organizations merged to form Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America,

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Americ A Case Study

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    Big Brothers Big Sisters The Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) has been around for over 90 years. This organization has supported one-to one relationships with adult volunteers and youths of single-parent homes. The volunteer and the youth makes substantial time and commitment, meeting two to four times per month for a least a year, meeting can last four hours. The Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring helps improve the lives of youth and strongly engages the community through involvement

  • Informational Meeting About The Expectations Of A Big Sister

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    one-on-one relationship. It provides a friendly face, helpful guide, and confidante, which allows each new member to adjust to and meet the entire chapter at her own pace. New members who feel connected are better able to understand the values of the organization and the seriousness of its mission. The close, personal relationship formed between a big sister and little sister creates the basis for lifelong friendships. It is the model on which the new member will form future relationships with other members

  • Faith Based Health Care

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    disparities call for new and non-traditional partnerships across diverse sectors of the community (Goode and Harrison, 2000). One may ask what faith-based health care is. A faith- based health care is any group/organizations created by or for a religious or spiritual group including, but not limited to, individual places of groups

  • Religion And Development Essay

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    Development practitioners and international organizations like the World Bank have overlooked the importance of religion (K Marshall, 27) in their pursuit to achieve goals like poverty alleviation and economic growth in developing countries. Most of the scholarship on international relations ignored religion over the twentieth century (K Marshall, 28). Religion has also been excluded from the largely secular rights based approach (Haar, 297). The conflict between religious ideas and

  • Healthy People 2020 And The Faith Communities

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    Healthy People 2020 and the Faith Communities The Healthy People 2020 (Healthy People 2020, 2014) is a nationwide program created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to achieve objectives for promoting health and preventing diseases. Faith based communities may benefit tremendously in including these objectives in program planning. The main goal is for the American people to have long, healthy lives. The Healthy People 2020 program provides measurable objectives that can be applied

  • faith based programs

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    of a revolution. Since the prison system was established religious groups have always been willing to help inmates. In today’s society faith based programs have taken the lead in establishing prison rehabilitation and re-entry into society. Faith based programs provide economic benefits, reduce recidivism, and reduce crime. This work looks at several faith based programs in the prison system but focuses specifically on a study done by The Life Learning Program. The US prison population in the past

  • Importance Of Faith Essay

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    Faith Essay Johan Rivera Liberty University Faith is an essential aspect of every human’s life. Individuals apply faith in a daily basis whether they are aware of it or not. The bible describe faith as “ is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen”(Hebrews 11:1, English Standard Version). Faith is the only thing that gives humanity hope to keep working towards the plan of God for each life in this mortal world. “Our life here is a journey together toward that goal, and

  • Repeat Offenders

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    The perspectives of faith-based methods are based on the belief that an offender cannot be locked up for years and then just returned to society unchanged. In-prison, as well as aftercare services provide solutions needed to address the diverse needs of inmates and ex-offenders. Evaluating other existing solutions and replicating those that are successful and cost-effective within the already successful faith-based practices, is the critical step they have taken in

  • Types of Legitimacy and How Normative and Regulative Legitimacy Is Managed

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    is based on an organization following institutionalized laws and regulations that have been set in place. These are not necessarily based on governmental rules they can also be based on entities such as trade associations. Therefore the institutions that create these rules do not have to have legal power (such as trade associations). However, organizations follow these rules because they are valued by society and society sees organizations that follow the rules as legitimate. The organization decides