One of the primary ways many American Christians encounter extreme poverty is in caring for orphans and vulnerable children. How do we help children without hurting them?
With support from her local church, Jasmine discovered the skills and confidence she needed to get a job—and thrive at work.
Trauma is often caused by and contributes to material poverty. As we walk alongside materially poor people, how can we be more aware of trauma they may have experienced?
Our friend Brenda McGowan of Crossroads Prison Ministries shares about her experiences working with people who are incarcerated—and how the answer to mass incarceration is the mass mobilization of the church!
When you’re doing ministry, it can feel like telling stories doesn’t count as “real” work. But telling the biblical story—focusing on what God has done, is doing, and will do—is crucial to poverty alleviation.
How a single mom overcame obstacles, experienced healing, and became a mentor for others in the process.
How do we build ministries that address the five root causes of poverty? Here’s an introduction to some key principles that you can apply where you are.
How one local church is opening its space to neighbors in new ways—and seeing God transform lives in the process.
There are five big things that create material poverty and keep people trapped in it. Learn the five causes of poverty—and how you can begin to address them.
How one church is working to build closer relationships with their low-income neighbors in Jackson, MS—and how your church can do the same.