Posts Tagged ‘poverty’

Believer’s Blog: Living in an Unjust World

'What do justice and mercy really look like?'

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Believer’s Blog: Living in an Unjust World

'What do justice and mercy really look like?'

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In our guest blog, our friends from the International Justice Mission offer their thoughts on the world’s biggest problems – and how they are trying to solve them. “According to the United Nations, 4 billion people worldwide live outside the protection of the law. That means their […]

Tearfund – Christian Charity

What is Tearfund's vision and purpose?

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Tearfund – Christian Charity

What is Tearfund's vision and purpose?

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Tearfund claims that it is passionate about ending poverty and according to their website they are ‘working through local churches to unlock people’s potential and helping them to discover that the answer to poverty is within themselves. When disasters strike, we respond quickly. We won’t […]

Big Issues – homelessness

What is a Christian response to homelessness?

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Big Issues – homelessness

What is a Christian response to homelessness?

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Homelessness is an increasing issue in the UK with an estimated 185,000 people a year now affected. But what should a Christian response be to this ever growing social issue? One Christian charity has decided to tackle the issue head on. This film looks at […]

Big Issues – Poverty

What should be the Christian response to poverty?

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Big Issues – Poverty

What should be the Christian response to poverty?

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Is it right that any family goes to bed hungry? For many people around the world this is a terrible reality. Yet is there anything that can be done to help and what is the Christian response to such poverty? Do Christians have a responsibility […]

Maria Aparecida Mendes da Silva, 44 collects what little water remains from a hole in a dried out river bed.

Tearfund – a Christian response to poverty and need.

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The first of these films looks at the work and vision of Tearfund and answers such questions as: What does Tearfund hope to achieve through its work? How does Tearfund work in local communities? What is Tearfund’s view of poverty? The second film explores a […]

Lazarus and the Rich Man – Meeting the needs of others

What did Jesus teach about looking after others?

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Lazarus and the Rich Man – Meeting the needs of others

What did Jesus teach about looking after others?

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Have you ever given money to charity? Maybe you’ve bought the Big Issue or given to someone busking in the street? Perhaps you chose to give in other ways? Jesus told a story about a rich man and a begger called Lazarus. In fact it’s […]

Compassion International

What motivates a Christian to fight against poverty?

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Compassion International

What motivates a Christian to fight against poverty?

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Wess Stafford a President and CEO of Compassion International and an advocate for children. Stafford is the author of two books, Too Small to Ignore and Just a Minute as well as the host of the daily national radio feature, Speak Up With Compassion®. Compassion […]

Poverty – facing the issues

How can we tackle the injustice of poverty at the very root?

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Poverty – facing the issues

How can we tackle the injustice of poverty at the very root?

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What is poverty? Is there a Christian response to poverty? Why is poverty such an important issue to tackle? What can we do to help combat the injustice of poverty? Wess Stafford is the former President and CEO of Christian charity Compassion International. He is the author […]

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Real Heroes – David Nasmith and the Glasgow City Mission

How did this amazing work begin?

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                                             David Nasmith grew up in Glasgow and at the age of 15, he was one of the founders of ‘Youths’ Societies.’  The aim […]

Glasgow City Mission

When a person's world falls apart where can they find help?

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Glasgow City Mission

When a person's world falls apart where can they find help?

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Glasgow City Mission is the world’s first City Mission. Since 1826, it has been showing Christian care to vulnerable adults and children by fighting against poverty and disadvantage in Glasgow. At the heart of Glasgow City Mission is a holistic approach to caring for the […]

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