International Development Week celebrates Canadians who care about Canada’s commitment to ending global hunger and poverty February 3-9, 2019, is International Development Week, a week set aside to celebrate the…
Funding to increase by $2 billion over five years Canadian Foodgrains Bank strongly welcomes the Canadian government’s commitment to increase the international assistance budget with $2 billion in new funding…
“It’s never been just about the house,” says Rachel Twigg Boyce, founder and executive director of House Blend Ministries. Seeking sustainability for another 10 years of fostering compassionate community, ever-evolving ministry is selling the ministry house on its 10th anniversary.
“Music is the universal language of [hu]mankind,” wrote American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Recycled Orchestra demonstrates music’s power to transcend barriers, unite people across generations, and resonate with people divided by cultural and socio-economic differences.
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When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor and YourselfAuthors: Steve Corbett and Brian FikkertWhen it comes to helping the poor, most of us have good intentions, but do we ever wonder if what we’re doing is really beneficial? When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor and Yourself by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert explores biblical principles and real-life situations that help us re-think our strategies for engaging with poverty.
When it comes to missions, what comes to mind for most people is the evangelism of aboriginal peoples, followers of other religions or sects, and people living in remote areas. But for a person like me, who was born and always lived in a metropolis like São Paulo, Brazil, God had another call – to be pastor in this jungle of stones, to do urban mission.