Filter By Type
Filter By Category
Thumb fontawesome f0f7 0  1024

organization

The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is a leading national public policy organization sponsored by the Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health at...

Thumb when helping hurts

book

Poverty is a real and complex issue for persons of faith, whether it’s in their backyard or on the other side of the world. This book is a frank analysis of poverty from a social science and...

Thumb hope

book

The statistics are startling: Of the 73 million children in the US in 2005, more than 28 million - 39% - lived in poverty and its constellation of social, spiritual and emotional ills. While the...

Thumb fontawesome f02d 9  1024

book

Poverty is a daunting problem, but the many small steps recommended in this family-friendly guide can add up to a big difference. Long-time justice advocate Daley-Harris connects everyday tasks to...

Thumb helping w o hurting

book

If your church does intentional client-based ministry with the poor, how can that work be more transformative for the ones being helped? This guide offers a toolkit to make that possible. The first...

Thumb a place at the table

book

Author and pastor Chris Seay believes that consumerism is an obstacle to Christian compassion for others, especially those who live in poverty. Seay’s antidote is to take readers on a forty-day...

Thumb fontawesome f0c1 7  1024

web resource

“What if we went beyond meeting needs to seeking shalom?” This 6-session, web-based curriculum brings together biblical scholars, community leaders, seasoned practitioners and those who experience...

Thumb fontawesome f0f7 0  1024

organization

Inspired by Thomas Chalmers, a 19th century Scottish pastor who believed that the local church needed to take a more active role in ministering to the poor in both word and deed, Dr. Brian Fikkert...

Thumb fontawesome f0c1 7  1024

web resource

This website helps parishes “find resources about living as communities of salt and light.” The foundation of the site is the statement of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops...

Thumb friendship margins

book

Heuertz, former director of Word Made Flesh, and Pohl, a theologian and ethicist at Asbury Theological Seminary, write together about how a new model of friendship with those at the vulnerable...

Thumb sojourners

organization

For more than 40 years, Sojourners, an evangelical Christian organization with international reach, has been committed to “faith in action for social justice.” Sojourners provides resources and...

Thumb ministry with the poor

web resource

Produced by the United Methodist Church (UMC), this webpage provides a variety of resources for congregations to learn and mobilize for “genuine transformative ministry with the poor.” Ministry...

Thumb change the world

media

For congregations interested in both service to the world and the vitality of their own communities, mega-church pastor Mike Slaughter’s book and accompanying resources can be an inspiring and...

Thumb fontawesome f0f7 0  1024

organization

World Relief seeks to empower the local church to serve the most vulnerable worldwide. Founded in 1944 by the National Association of Evangelicals to assist with needs in Europe, World Relief now...

Thumb applying positive deviance ad

article

Positive deviance is an asset-based approach used to address many social challenges. It has been used in third world countries. It has been employed by those trying to solve United States inner...

Thumb tending to eden

book

From the director of a faith-based environmental action organization, Tending to Eden directs individuals and congregations along a path to responsible action. The author tells stories from his...

Thumb charity detox

book

Question: how do charitable donors ensure the best outcome for recipients in chronic need? Answer: they contribute to organizations or businesses that actually help persons and communities out of...

Thumb fontawesome f02d 9  1024

book

As long-time congregational supporters of a local elementary school, Floris United Methodist Church staff met with the principal for a check-in. “What keeps you up at night?” Pastor Tom asked, and...

Thumb publicly engaged church

web resource

Addressing hunger and poverty, the environment, health and wellness, corporate social responsibility, peace-building, racial justice, women’s rights, and science and technology, the ELCA’s vision...

Thumb fontawesome f0f7 0  1024

organization

In 2005, a murder in rural North Carolina followed by a healing service at the local United Methodist Church prompted long-time resident, Scenobia Taylor, to donate five acres of ancestral land to...

Need help finding the right resources?

We can help you define your issue to find just the right resources.