Author Archives: Hugh Hollowell

Hugh Hollowell

About Hugh Hollowell

Hugh Hollowell is a minister in the Mennonite Church USA and based in Raleigh, N.C. He is the founder and director of Love Wins Ministries, which tackles the problems of homelessness by focusing on relationships, not outcomes. He likes peanut M&Ms.

One Hell Of A Life

It had been a long day. The office had been broken into over the weekend, and of course, it would happen on the weekend I was out of town. And it was my first day back, so I had to … Continue reading

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We Are Nothing Special

Yesterday, we had visitors from California come by Love Wins, because they had heard about what we were doing and wanted to check us out. Earlier in the week, it was visitors from Omaha. And the letters. Oh, the letters. … Continue reading

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Babies And Good Days

Yesterday, I got to meet Craig Jr. That is him up there, at the top of the page. He is a cutie. The best part of this job is the babies. It is the worst part, too. Because sometimes, like … Continue reading

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Out Of Control: City Says Sharing Food In Moore Square Is Harmful

Nearly two weeks ago the Raleigh News & Observer requested emails from the City of Raleigh for the period of time immediately preceding the unsanctioned threat of arrest of several groups for sharing food in Moore Square. Most of the … Continue reading

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The Real World (Has A Vacuum)

I had a minister the other day tell me he wished his church could do the work we do, but he has to live “in the real world.” Hmmph. The real world is not a place – it is an … Continue reading

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