About 500 Missourians were challenged by the five pillars of poverty during the June 9th Poverty Summit in Jefferson City.
More than 1,000 faith leaders and activists are expected to descend on Washington soon in what planners say is one of largest and most diverse coalitions ever to fight against domestic and global poverty.
President Obama’s first proposed budget signals a dramatic shift in prioritizing domestic poverty, centrist and liberal Christian leaders said.
Helping the poor is not an option for Christians. It is a biblical mandate. The Hebrew Scriptures and Jesus make clear God’s people are to care for the poor. There are many fine Christian organizations that seek to do that. Habitat for Humanity and Bread
By Ken CampTexas Baptist StandardDALLAS (ABP) -- Any so-called gospel that fails to take seriously Jesus’ proclamation of good news to the poor lacks authenticity, Nathan George decided a few years ago. And that belief led him to found Trade as One -- a company that
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor Financial markets have experienced massive trauma during the past several days. And it has been interesting to observe the response of the U.S. government and others around the world to restore economic order. We’ve seen a flurry of billions-upon-billions of
By Jennifer HarrisWord&Way News WriterMore than 270 Christian organizations in the Micah Network are workin g together to ensure the United Nations keeps the Millennium Development Goals designed to cut global poverty in half by 2015. First Baptist Church of Columbia is one such group,