Greek Church Fields Calls to Do More
Church-based efforts feed 10,000 people a day across Athens—part of what Greek Orthodox officials say is the biggest mobilization to help the disadvantaged since the aftermath of World War II. (The Wall Street Journal)
A Christian Group Seeks to End Extreme Poverty
Some 138 million Christians live in the United States—and they collectively earn $2.4-trillion per year. If each one of those people just slightly increased the amount he or she gives each year, they could eradicate extreme poverty by 2035 (The Chronicle of Philanthropy)
Opinion: Can cause of social justice tame our culture wars?
Who would want to go to social-transformation war with a bunch of Jesus fanatics who speak boldly about "the kingdom" and have this funny habit of praying out loud and punctuating their conferences with worship songs? (Tom Krattenmaker, USA Today)
To the extreme: Ending Poverty
Compassion International, a Christian nonprofit based on Voyager Parkway, announced last week that it is working with nine other international nonprofits to — get this — eliminate extreme poverty worldwide by 2035 (Colorado Springs Independent)