Tag Archives: Poverty

One Courageous Response to Gendercide – The War Against Females, Part 2 of 2

In the previous post we introduced you to Ana Santos, a dear friend. Here is more of her story in her own words. The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim … Continue reading

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A Response to a Reader … Why So Much Heat?

My recent post Why So Much Heat About Social Justice? Part 2 generated such a thoughtful comment from a reader that I want to use a new post to respond. Thanks, Steve, for taking the time to write. Your remarks suggest that we have a … Continue reading

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Tim Keller, Young Leaders, and the Mission of the Church

A vigorous conversation is happening today around the question, “What is the mission of the church?” A few weeks ago, Tim Keller addressed the topic in this blog post on the Redeemer City to City website. In the article Keller … Continue reading

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What Exactly Do You Mean By “Social Justice?”

The phrase “social justice” has made a surprising comeback within Evangelical circles in the past few years. But what exactly do people mean when they use this phrase? For some, it  simply means helping the poor in general, but I’ve found that … Continue reading

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No Hope for Today?

Darrow Miller, in an article entitled Agriculture and the Kingdom of God, includes this compelling example of what can happen when missionaries lose sight of the extent of God’s Big Agenda: About twenty years ago, evangelical missionaries moved into the … Continue reading

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Economic Freedom: What Does it Look Like on the Street?

Chris Wassell recently sent me the brief video below. I thought well worth passing on to our readers. The video shows the contrast between countries with the greatest economic freedom and those with the least. It shows very clearly how true … Continue reading

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Why Wealth is Better Than Riches

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article by Allan Meltzer (A Welfare State or a Start-up Nation) which raises an issue deeper than tax-code revision and other mechanical differences between welfare states and start-up nations. Mr. Meltzer is speaking to a worldview issue … Continue reading

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More Spending, More Doing?

Marvin Olasky, editor of WORLD, recently pointed out that yes, increased charitable giving is essential to attacking poverty, but without the transformation of cultures, money is not enough. In his column, The Promise and the Overpromise, Mr. Olasky referenced one … Continue reading

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The Decay of False Ideas

The Bible begins in a garden and ends in a city. That’s a positive progression from God’s perspective. He intends human beings to develop the natural resources He put in the creation. When we do, hungry people are fed, the … Continue reading

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One Tract, One Verse and A Village Transformed

The following account is taken from an article by DNA associate Vishal Mangalwadi. Thirty years ago, Yong Am was one of South Korea’s poorest villages. It offered no school for the children and no jobs for the adults. Today, a … Continue reading

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