Why is it that I see non religious groups helping people being thrown out of their homes and not churches? Have most of the churches forgotten what it means to be a Christian?
Some churches help, some don't. It varies from one to another, and not just in a particular segment. In other words, some Methodists help, some do not, some Catholics reach out, some shove people off their steps. Same with Presbyterian, Episcopalian, and down the line.
A prime example which I have never forgotten, was the Methodist minister who told me how he was with a group of people and they were all settled at the table to eat their sandwiches.
A man came to the church door, expressed that he was hungry and asked if the minister could give him a bite to eat. The minister refused.
As he told me later, they only had one sandwich for each person there. He of course had a full pantry of food at home and a filled up refrigerator as well, along with money in his pocket to get food. When I expressed my anger for his having refused a man a simple sandwich, he whined that he couldn't feed everyone that came to the door. He then admitted nobody else had ever before asked him for a sandwich or any other food item. The Bible which he could easily quote told of the story of feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, etc. and how Jesus had told the people that as much as they had done it for another they had done it for him. I explained to the hypocritical minister that by not feeding the man he had betrayed his exalted savior, Lord Jesus. He didn't blink and I decided I'd had enough of the church and left.
In following years, I went occasionally to other churches, but could never again believe in any of them. I even attended another Methodist church which reached out far more to the community and had a minister who would give his sandwich to a person in need. As I said, each person is different and each house of God is different.
Even those that do things, often publicize their actions as if to make them seem grand and oh so much better than the others. There are those that help and don't seek accolades, and many churches, religious organizations have helped people in many ways, it's all a matter of which one you arrive at and who is there and in charge. There are also churches which don't have the great financial resources to pay mortgages of the soon to be evicted...each church is different.