Who Are the Poor and Where do They Live

Justin Long in his blog recently shared “Words are things that we use: sometimes carefully, sometimes carelessly. I have been scanning a lot of articles lately and thinking about resilient communities.  Rich or poor are difficult terms: they can be relevant or absolutes.” When we say someone is richer or poorer we are comparing them to someone else. To say I am poorer than…

What is Wholistic Ministry

I just attended a 3 day conference here in Phoenix, International Wholistic Mission Conference where 700 people came to talk about what was happening in wholistic ministry. Fantastic conference, you should plan to attend next year in 2015. It will be April 29th through May 1. Let’s talk about wholistic and what it means to…

Involvement in a Cause

It is important that people find a cause that they resonate with and then get involved at the level of their interest and amount of time they are willing to give. People are involved in different activities based upon their interest in a cause. The first level is Expose where people are testing the water…