Church's business savvy extends financial ministry: New Life helps members become self-sufficient

Ondalere Helm has struggled to stay on solid financial footing since being laid off about four years ago. The 32-year-old mom got behind on her bills and was living in a governmentassisted apartment building with her 7-year-old daughter. "I had been praying for a home for my daughter," Helm said. "I tried to buy a house, but my credit wasn't good enough." Then about two months ago, the pastor at New Life Worship Center-where Helm and her daughter attend religious...

 

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