Tag: five-causes-series

The Five Causes of Poverty: Practices

Reprinted from the Chalmers Center. Part two of a series. Last week we talked about how God’s story of change focuses on restoring us to our role as priests and rulers. Living faithfully as the royal priesthood and holy nation means that we call on King Jesus to overcome all the effects of the Fall, including all five causes of poverty. Today…

The Five Causes of Poverty: Stories

Reprinted from the Chalmers Center. Part one of a series. Poverty alleviation is fundamentally about transformation – about walking alongside people and communities who are materially poor as they move to a better situation than their present one.  Doing this effectively requires us to know where we are trying to go and how we can get there. In other words, we need…