Christian Books on Poverty // Category
(Top Christian Books on Poverty)
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With so many Christian books on Poverty, which are the best? These Christian books on Poverty made it to our list of top books and we’ve compiled them to make it easy for you to find them. Please note that we did not write the descriptions ourselves (for our thoughts on books, check out our book reviews).
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1) The Hole in Our Gospel Special Edition: What Does God Expect of Us? The Answer That Changed My Life and Might Just Change the World
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The Hole in Our Gospel Special Edition: What Does God Expect of Us? The Answer That Changed My Life and Might Just Change the World tells the personal story of author Rich Stearns’ journey from corporate CEO to leader of a charity. The newest addition of this inspiring book features new content, full-color graphics on poverty statistics, a guide for churches and much more. An honest and heartfelt book for any Christian who would like to serve others.
2)When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself
Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert present When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself – a book that encourages us to see the dignity in everyone. It offers practical, proven strategies for effective poverty alleviation in North America and beyond. A thought-provoking read that will help you understand how to be an effective doer of the Word and not just a hearer.
3) Toxic Charity: How the Church Hurts Those They Help and How to Reverse It
Robert Lupton – an urban activist – presents the shockingly poisonous effects that modern charity has upon those meant to benefit from it in his groundbreaking book Toxic Charity: How the Church Hurts Those They Help and How to Reverse It. This book provides much food for thought and is a must-read for those who give or work with charities.
4) Restoring At-Risk Communities: Doing It Together and Doing It Right
John M. Perkins – cofounder of the Christian Community Development Association and director of the John M. Perkins Foundation for Reconciliation and Development in Jackson, Mississippi – presents Restoring At-Risk Communities: Doing It Together and Doing It Right. This practical, comprehensive handbook teaches how to implement a Christian community development program.
5) Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity
Dr. Ronald J. Sider – Distinguished Professor of Theology at Eastern Seminary and president of Evangelicals for Social Action, – offers Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity. This book offers practical steps for the conscientious, ways to move in the direction of using an individual’s resources intentionally toward addressing the issues of poverty and hunger. It is a thoughtful, powerful, and persuasive book that is not patronizing or preachy.
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