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Brian Fikkert: Seven tips for overcoming poverty

Brian Fikkert writes on Radical.net that the lie of American culture is that human flourishing can be achieved through greater consumption of material things, so we try to alleviate poverty by increasing economic growth. But human beings are created for relationship, not consumption. The selfish pursuit of ever-increasing levels of consumption is absolutely devastating American society.

Read his seven tips for overcoming poverty by clicking here.

 

We must pursue racial healing and justice

What is it you don’t understand?

I don’t expect much of lost souls. We should not be surprised by animosity, violence, and corruption. But believers in Christ are brothers and sisters, regardless of superficial differences. We have no excuse for racial distinctions between us. We are not allowed to go our separate ways; God has assigned us to work together in his mission of reconciliation. We are obligated to pursue healing between us and must seek justice in our society.

Social justice and the Mission

Ryan West outlines how a church can help its surrounding community, and in turn, share the good news of God’s love.

West is the national coordinator for LoveLoud at the North American Mission Board. LoveLoud is a movement of churches demonstrating God’s love by meeting significant human need while sharing Christ.

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