Today Is the Day to Do Something About Human Trafficking
How can we (and so many people we know) be so overwhelmed and so outraged about human trafficking and have it still exist in our world today?Continue Reading ›
Fast Living: How the Church Will End Extreme Poverty
Fasting isn’t an instrument to get God to hear our prayers or to help us master a primordial impulse or to accomplish anything. It’s something you do when circumstances are bad enough that you don’t want to eat and it would seem wrong to do so.Continue Reading ›
What Limits Your Perspective?
Perspective is in low supply here in the States. I don’t mean this in a derogatory way. It’s just a fact. We live sheltered. We don’t live without heartache. We don’t live without pain. We just live with limited perspective.
Drought in Africa: Where is Compassion?
You’ve watched as the crisis in East Africa has unfolded, you’ve been praying and now you’re ready to respond. Now the question is, “What is Compassion doing amid this crisis?”
Extreme Poverty Is Not a Given for This World
A major success in a poverty-reduction goal for the new millennium — halving the proportion of people whose income is less than $1.25 per day — was probably reached three years ago.
It’s Time Extreme Poverty Came to an End
We want to end extreme poverty in our lifetime. And 58: is about all of the other children that we can’t sponsor, but want to.
11 Reasons Extreme Poverty Will Disappear by 2035
Is eliminating extreme poverty possible or is it heresy? Is it just a matter of interpretation or a matter of priorities?