Paul Prather

May 24, 2014

Paul Prather: Free shoes and hot dogs won't fix poverty, but keep giving them away

Jesus said this about the economically disadvantaged: "The poor you have with you always." I've come to believe he was right about that, as about most things. Poverty is not going away. Two events coincided to remind me of this unfortunate truth.

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About Paul Prather

Paul Prather

An ordained minister for more than 30 years, Paul Prather is a columnist, author and pastor of Bethesda Church near Mount Sterling. From 1988 to 1997, he was a Herald-Leader staff writer covering primarily religion.