Category Archives: The Least and Last

Let My Heart Be…

Tucked away under the Resources and Advocacy tabs on this site is a hidden gem — a marvelous little video (youtube, 7:12) created and produced by the folks at the Life Center church in Spokane, Washington.  This video, our very … Continue reading

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Extreme Poverty: Hopelessness

Extreme poverty sets in motion a chain of cause and effect that ends in hopelessness.  It is important to note that the hopelessness that is the defining characteristic of extreme poverty is not a character flaw in the poor.

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Extreme Poverty: Human Impact

One billion people live on less than a dollar a day; the human impacts of such extreme poverty are enormous.  For some perspective, consider that the average Christ follower in America lives on a bit more than $100 per day.

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What is Extreme Poverty?

Poverty, at it’s very simplest, is a matter of “not having,” either in absolute terms or relative to others.  There are many forms of poverty in our world – economic, relational, cultural, spiritual.

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Overview: The Least and Last

This archive category will contain discussions focusing on the nature and extent of what has been called extreme poverty — that is, the world’s most desperately poor people.  Extreme poverty is often defined as those who live on less than … Continue reading

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