There are those whose Christian conviction somehow excludes the government from any involvement in addressing poverty. That responsibility, they say, rests only with the church. There is great error in this position. If only because governmental policies often cause poverty,…
“Right now, too many churches have flown off into spiritualizing generalizations that are unhelpful to everyone.”
Maybe this unwanted virus could serve as an invisible stranger, confronting us at the riverside of our own generosity (that should not be necessary), begging us to ask the obvious question: Why are so many children so poor to begin with?
The Rev. William Barber, whose national Poor People’s Campaign is winning comparison to Martin Luther King, likened President Donald Trump’s impeachment acquittal to predetermined outcomes seen by blacks in the segregated South before the Civil Rights Movement. “Poor people across…
This holiday season as you express gratitude for all you have been given, take a moment to get to know and provide for people in your communities who are living outside the prosperous neighborhoods you and I typically frequent.
“We don’t have anything against food chains, but if God gives us access to soil, to a healthy body and to seeds, why then do I see myself in a food desert? I see myself in an oasis.”
“Health is literally something you buy and it’s bought with time and money”
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