The Love Thy Neighborhood podcast explores the intersection of social action and Christian faith as we follow everyday people doing extraordinary things. Each episode centers around a single theme – such as the sex industry, homelessness or race – and interweaves field reporting, studio interviews and first-person narratives based on that theme. It is hosted by Jesse Eubanks, Executive Director of Love Thy Neighborhood.



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Article: Three Views – Would Jesus Hang Out in a Strip Club

Student article: Prostitution and the Sex Industry in Kentucky

10 Things Not to Say When Meeting a Survivor of Sex Trafficking by Scarlet Hope

Scarlet Hope

To Help or Not to Help: Tips for giving money to homeless people

Homelessness: Facts + Myths

Find a local Rescue Mission

Reading List:
Under the Overpass by Mike Yankowski

Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
Same Kind of Different As Me by Ron Hall + Denver Moore

Louisville Rescue Mission

A Different Approach for Addressing Abortions: A Conversation with Thabiti Anyabwile

My Friend Had An Abortion; How Do I Help?

Abortion Demographics in the United States

Types of Abortion: Medical + Surgical

BsideU (formerly AWC) Main Website

Abortion and Low Income People

Abortion Patients More Likely to be Poor in 2014 than in 2008

The Number One Reason Missionaries Go Home
Family of Origin: 8 Family Systems
Escaping the Matrix: Relational Strategies

Reading List:
Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Life in Community by Dustin Willis

Fastest Gentrifying U.S. Cities

The Down-sides of the “Back to the City” Movement

Is Gentrification Really a Problem?

“There Goes the Neighborhood” podcast

Seed to Oaks

Reading List:
When Helping Hurts by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert
Restoring At-Risk Communities by John M. Perkins
Tradecraft: For the Church on Mission by Caleb Crider and Larry McCrary

Prodigal Ministries

Article: 5 Myths Keeping Christians from Caring for Prisoners – Relevant Magazine

Video: Visiting Those in Prison – The Front Porch Panel Discussion

Documentary: Prison State

Article: Kentucky’s Addiction to Prison – Lexington Herald-Leader

Article: States of Incarceration – The Global Context