Category: Poverty and Wealth, Reconciliation
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Corina Villacorta asserts that as Jesus acknowledged the sorrow around him and acted in response to needs, so Christians must take an active role in government, society and organizations. We should fight against injustice, oppression and environmental degradation as we fight for the poor.
Dr Ravi Jayakaran suggests participatory learning is an effective way to support and empower poor communities to define and work on their own solutions to problems.
Richard Stearns argues that the churches in the more prosperous northern hemisphere, in particular, need to return to the gospel of Christ. That gospel is not just about individual salvation, but a life transformation that results in compassion, service and a striving for justice.