Poverty is enslavement in and of itself. To break the cycles vulnerable children, child soldiers, child brides, sex slaves, etc, we must give these children a chance at a life outside of poverty.Continue Reading ›
One family took on the challenge of living on only $2.50 a day for an entire week. They decided to rely on God for every need that surpassed the $2.50 a day.Continue Reading ›
When it comes to poverty and wealth, everybody needs faith.
It is a true gift from God when we move past dutiful charity and come to a deep solidarity with the poor.
In our positions as priests, servants, or soldiers in the army of God, we can protect our children from the reality of violence, poverty, and abuse — if we have the presence of God with us.
The actions of the Christian community serving the poor are what show them there is something truly different about this Jesus… something that is, in fact, life changing.
The obvious part for a believer is that’s what God did for us in Jesus Christ. He knew He couldn’t just say “come on over here where there is no sin. Try your best!” He knew the only way was to send His son Jesus into our world, our burning building, and rescue us from the “danger, violence, and evil” of our sin.
AIDS and poverty. Poverty and AIDS. If you care about releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name, then that means you should care about fighting AIDS.
The enemy has spoken lying words to those caught in his scheme. He has told them they don’t matter. He has made them believe they are all alone in their suffering. He has deceived them into thinking their situation will never change.
Our ministry often refers to the “opposite of poverty.” And, you might think that we are referring to wealth. The opposite of poor is obviously rich, right?
When 29-year-old Vanitha got married, parents from both sides were not very happy about it. When they didn’t have a place to live, she and her husband were given a cattle shed for their home.
Three great tragedies – death, separation, poverty – all in one week. I was down for the count, lost and overwhelmed. The world was too filled with grief, and my contribution wasn’t going to make a dent in it.