July 15, 2024

In developing nations, the concept of self-sufficiency is critical for enabling individuals and communities to achieve stability and prosperity. Self-sufficiency, in this context, means providing people with the tools, skills, and resources necessary to live a fulfilling life without external aid. This involves education, job training, access to clean water and nutritious food, and other […]

July 28, 2023

Maybe you were anxiously anticipating watching the movie Sound of Freedom. Possibly you watched it because your friends were discussing it at work. Perhaps you were merely curious. Whatever your reason for going to the theater, you now have a feeling of being unsettled. Troubled, and even messed up a bit because of the idea […]

July 19, 2023

Generosity is commonly associated with financial giving—a monthly tithe envelope or an automatic deduction from a bank account. When we look at the generosity of the Bible, though, we see it goes deeper than just the amount of money we’re willing to donate. When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the […]

June 19, 2023

What Is Child Sponsorship? Imagine you have $1.25 in your hand. What will you do with it? Is it even worth spending? You can play a round at the claw machine in a local grocery store. You can order a Coke in a drive-thru. You can put it in a coat pocket and forget about […]

May 3, 2023

Supporting the Poor & the Stranger Story after story in the Bible shows us God’s love for the outcast, the stranger, and the poor. In the New Testament, Jesus is clear that one of the most fundamental elements of the Christian life is service to others. Paul drives this point home in Romans 13:9, saying […]

April 12, 2023

Did you know that more than half of the world’s poorest people are children? Poverty disproportionately impacts children—even though they make up only 30% of the global population. Many of these children live in sub-Saharan Africa, where families tend to have more children and, as a result, face more barriers to sustaining a living wage. […]

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The Treasure Principle

Alcorn invites you to partake in a revolution of radical generosity and freedom from materialism! This exclusive updated edition of his bestseller features an all-new chapter; a provocative ending with challenges from God about our stewardship; a personal journaling section; answers to frequently asked questions; and more. Discover how joyful giving brings God glory.

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the hole in our gospel

Setting aside success as a CEO, Richard Stearns heeded God's call and exchanged his corner office for a mud hut in Uganda. His best-selling exploration of the gospel will encourage you to use your time, talents, and money to heal a broken world.

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No Greater love

No Greater Love is a revealing and inspiring collection of Mother Teresa's personal thoughts, arranged by theme, on love, prayer, forgiveness, service, Jesus, and other Christian virtues. This anthology includes a brief biography and an interview with Mother Teresa.

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when helping hurts

Poverty is much more than simply a lack of material resources, and it takes much more than donations and handouts to solve it. When Helping Hurts shows how some alleviation efforts, failing to consider the complexities of poverty, have actually (and unintentionally) done more harm than good.

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not for sale

In the revised and updated version of this harrowing yet deeply inspirational exposé, award-winning journalist David Batstone gives the most up-to-date information available on the $31 billion human trafficking epidemic. With profiles of twenty-first century abolitionists like Thailand’s Kru Nam and Peru’s Lucy Borja, Batstone tells readers what they can do to stop the modern slave trade.

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Little Gray's Altruistic Adventure

The dream began with Kelsey Waliszewski on Big Island, Hawaii, as her captaining whale watch trips led her to discover the beautiful story of these gentle giants. She then sought Ashley Kumfer on her expertise of taking the beautiful true story of altruism and turning it into an inspiring read for kids. 

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Rori's Ghost 
The secret of the stone stairs


The story of a young girl left alone to wander the legendary forests of Patria. As she seeks to escapa a horrible childhood of abuse, she uncovers the Vanished - children stolen from their homes and destined to be sold as slaves unless Rori can rescue them. In her effort to free the children, Rori finds a secret stairway cut into the side of a forbidden mountain. 

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