A world without extreme poverty is not far away

[I have become a stray dog whimpering in front of the closed doors of relatives in the hope that someone might open the door. (Georgian woman)   When I don’t have [any food to bring my family], I borrow, mainly from neighbors and friends. I feel ashamed standing...

Child Sponsorship Ain’t What It Used to Be…It’s Better

(The views expressed in this post are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of my employer, Baptist World Aid Australia) Sponsoring a child from a poor family in the developing world is one of the most common ways Australians respond to poverty. Child...

What We Need To Learn About Mission Among the Poor

In recent years there has been a growing interest among Christians in serving the poor. Unfortunately our enthusiasm is not always matched by wisdom. Wipf and Stock have published a paper I wrote on what the development sector has to teach us about being...

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