Gruesome Graph

This graph is scary beyond belief.  To interpret, the blue is the 1990 recession, the red is the 2001 recession...and the green is the past 13 months.

See more here.

If your church isn't talking about job losses, then you are out of touch with your community.  Period

Wake up and start talking about it.

2 comments:

Larry B,  February 9, 2009 at 11:06 PM  

A wee bit unfair with the graph since it normalizes the start points of the three recessions (the level of employment was higher at the start of this recession than those other recessions if I have my numbers right).

No doubt the trend is in the wrong direction, though, we don't need sensationalistic graphs to understand that.

Oddly, in my community, the job losses are not mounting like they appear to be elsewhere. I'm not sure what role the church should play in regards to this. The losses might be coming later, but I think the church talking about it now in this community, might be creating unnecessary fear.

Anwar February 27, 2009 at 3:28 AM  

I recently came accross your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


Elaina

http://www.craigslistpostingtools.info

Post Your Comment (click here for a pop-up comment form)

Questions? Read the "Four Responsibilities of Commenting"
Jazz hands! ~Jeremy

Comment via FriendConnect

Favorite Sites

Latest from the Methoblog

Search the Methodist World

Want to see more United Methodist responses to a topic? Enter the topic into this search engine and search ONLY methodist blogs and sites!

UMJeremy's shared items

Disclaimer: all original content reflects the personal opinions of Rev. Jeremy Smith, not the doctrinal positions or statements of the United Methodist Church local and global.
all linked or quoted content represent the source's opinions, not Jeremy or the United Methodist Church.

  Blogger Template © Ourblogtemplates.com 2008

Back to TOP