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The Locust Effect
While the world has made encouraging strides in the fight against global poverty, there is a hidden crisis silently undermining our best efforts to help the poor.  It is a plague of everyday ...
Solving Poverty Is Rocket Science: Doing a better job responding to the complexity of poverty
Christians are among America’s most compassionate people. But we can do a better job responding to the complexity of poverty. This great article from the President of World Vision not only ...
Awaiting a Savior
In Awaiting a Savior, Aaron Armstrong reminds readers that even as we are responsible for pursuing biblical solutions to poverty, our hope for truly resolving it comes not from the good we do, but ...
Passport through Darkness: A True Story of Danger and Second Chances
Passport through Darkness takes readers on Smith's journey to the deserts of Africa and the deserts of her own soul as she tries to live well as an imperfect American mom, crusade for justice for ...
When It Comes to Complex Needs, Government Can’t Provide What Matters Most
This article by CAFO President Jedd Medefind " tackles the issue of whether government or faith-based and other nonprofits should play the central role in aiding the destitute." Read the full ...
Gospel or Justice, Which?
Some evangelicals talk as though personal evangelism and public justice are contradictory concerns, or, at least, that one is part of the mission of the church and the other isn’t. I think ...
Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities
Bridges Out of Poverty takes the concepts of hidden rules of economic class and uses them to educate social workers, employers and community organizations about hte unique and sometimes hidden ...
For Love's Sake
For Love’s Sake weaves the real-life stories of two young women—Jessica J. Davis and Mary the mother of Jesus—into a supernatural adventure. Both women took big leaps of faith to journey deeper ...
Guidelines for Beginning a Street Children Ministry
Recently Jeff Anderson, ACTION street children missionary in the Philippines, gave some guideline suggestions to a ministry in the Ukraine regarding beginning a ministry to street children. We ...
Global Child Labor Statistics
Get the facts about child labor and how it affects impoverished children and their families.  One in six children 5 to 14 years old — about 16 percent of all children in this age group ...
My Portable Life: Reluctant Runaway Finds Families for Thousands of Children
This autobiography by Jean Erichsen tells the story of how she went from being a neglected, abused child to become an adoptive mother and an orphan advocate.  For more information or purchase ...
The Weight of Silence: Invisible Children of India
This book tells the heartbreaking story of the many poor and underprivleged children in India.  It also shares hope for their futures: Read reviews and purchase this book from ...
Dispossessed: Life in Our World's Urban Slums
According to the United Nations, more than one billion people live in urban slums, and this figure will double in the next 30 years. Put another way, one of every three people who lives in a city, ...
Ministries of Mercy: The call of the Jericho Road
Why would someone risk his safety, destroy his schedule, and become dirty and bloody to help a needy person of another race and social class? And why would Jesus tell us "Go and do likewise"? Like ...
Just Courage
"There must be more to the Christian life than this--more than church each Sunday and waving to my neighbors and giving some clothes to Goodwill when I go through my closet each spring." These ...
Global Hunger Statistics
Get the facts about hunger and how it affects children and their families. One person in seven battles hunger every day.  Approximately 963 million people across the world are ...
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