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It’s our time as believers to end extreme poverty


Global poverty is a subject that always evokes a great deal of emotion within me. To be honest, before I began traveling to developing countries and witnessing this scourge for myself, extreme poverty didn’t really enter my thoughts that much. Then one day, I met a young, growing family of eight in a remote village of Bolivia who lives in a hut that is comparable to the size of my storage shed.

From that day on, I’ve felt an urgent “calling” to act on behalf of the world’s poor. So I began to study Scripture. It wasn’t long before I discovered that God has a special place within His heart for the poor and the suffer...