Can We Help the Poor if We Don’t Listen to Them?

I’m headed home from a couple of days at United Nations Week in New York, where I was fortunate to attend several events relating to a review of the U.N.’s Millennium Development Goals. The events brought home one very clear fact for me: Western thinking...

Alabama CBF Adopts Justice Initiative

Alabama’s Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has launched a “Let Justice Roll Down” initiative to bring a goodwill Baptist public witness to bear on issues like racism, poverty, equality of women, education and constitutional reform. Kicked off at last...

Poverty and Power: Some Halftime Analysis

We have reached the halfway point of the program to halve global poverty by 2015. Members of the United Nations, including Australia, agreed to this target at the Millennium Summit in 2000. The halftime score is not looking good. While some regions are on track to...