Poverty

When Someone Far Away Loves You, Too (#Giving Tuesday)

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin4Share+1Reddit7EmailWhen we first think about poverty in other countries around the world, some of the first images that come to mind tend to be mental images of poverty in warm climates such as Africa or India. However, cold-weather poverty is a unique reality in the world and presents its own set of challenges. While …

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If Rich Americans Weren’t So Greedy, We Wouldn’t Need Obamacare

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail Donald Trump has yet to take the oath of office, but that hasn’t stopped the party of Christian values and pro-life ethic to already begin stripping healthcare away from the poor and vulnerable. Because, you know, nothing says “We love pro-life values” as much as taking healthcare away from people who will die without …

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We Do It Better When We Do It Together: What I Learned In The Dominican Republic

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail I grew up in the United States, which means I grew up in an individualistic culture. Human cultures are oriented on certain frameworks, and one of them is a balance between collectivism (focusing on what’s good for the group) versus individualism (placing a higher value on the individual). This individualistic approach to seeing the …

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You Can’t Be Christian If You’re Not Caring For The Poor

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmailPeople often falsely assume that the word Christian has a clear, singular, meaning but that’s not necessarily true. There’s “Christian,” which refers to a particular religion of over 41,000 different denominations or sects who disagree on what Christian means. Then there’s “Christian” which can refer to a nationalistic religion prevalent in America. And then there’s …

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