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11 Reasons Extreme Poverty Will Disappear by 2035
Posted By Web Team On June 27, 2011 @ 1:05 am In Advocacy,Join the Cause | 1 Comment
What do you think of that title?
Is it possible or is it heresy?  Is it just a matter of interpretation  or a matter of priorities ? What do we mean  when we use the word poor? And are we even talking about the same thing ?
If you’re still with us and you’re wondering what this is about, the answer is 58: .
58: aspires to become the largest, most unified effort ever by the global Church to help the 1.4 billion people living in extreme poverty (income of less than $1.25 a day).
It’s a revolutionary, worldwide response to the call of Isaiah 58 .
58: is an initiative founded on the Bible’s call to care for the poor and the shared conviction that the global Church has the capacity to relegate extreme poverty to the history books.
And we are halfway there.
Generosity and new engagement by the Church will propel us to the finish line.
So, what are the 11 reasons that 58: will be successful and extreme poverty will disappear by 2035?
There are actually two perspectives on this. The reasons:
And the poverty-fighting organizations committed to making this happen:
Do you believe us? Are you with us?
No? You’re not sure?
Then please watch The Poor Will Not Always Be With Us.
If your answer is yes, then please join us , and choose your fast.
You can also view The Poor Will Not Always Be With Us  on YouTube.
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 Is it possible or is it heresy?: http://blog.compassion.com/eliminate-poverty-can-we-do-it-or-not/
 a matter of interpretation: http://blog.compassion.com/eliminate-poverty-is-it-just-a-matter-of-interpretation/
 a matter of priorities: http://blog.compassion.com/eliminate-poverty-just-a-matter-of-priorities/
 What do we mean: http://blog.compassion.com/the-meaning-of-poor-as-used-in-the-bible/
 the same thing: http://blog.compassion.com/the-poor-will-not-always-be-with-you/
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 Isaiah 58: http://blog.compassion.com/what-does-isaiah-58-have-to-do-with-poverty/
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 The Poor Will Not Always Be With Us: http://www.youtube.com/embed/7uZV90fsoCY
 Coming This October: http://blog.compassion.com/extreme-poverty-coming-this-october/
 Fast Living: How the Church Will End Extreme Poverty: http://blog.compassion.com/fast-living-how-the-church-will-end-extreme-poverty/
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