"Tennessee pastor goes undercover as homeless man for week" - Tim Parrish - Gannett Tennessee

"Tennessee pastor goes undercover as homeless man for week" - Tim Parrish - Gannett Tennessee

by: Tim Parrish | publication date: July 8, 2013 | Publication: Gannett Tennessee |

". . .Pastor Willie's wife, Suzette, dropped him off in downtown Clarksville early Monday morning, June 17, and he lived on the street through the morning of Friday, June 21. In those four and a half days, he learned a great deal about the homeless, the working poor who face hunger daily and those in need of spiritual and emotional help. It was not comfortable. . ."

Willie Lyle, the pastor at Sango United Methodist Church, decided to go undercover to live on the streets of Clarksville, Tennessee in order to experience firsthand what it feels like to have nothing.

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