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7 steps to become a church of and for the poor
From a talk by Philip North, Bishop of Burnley at
In his talk at New Wine, Philip North, Bishop of Burnley, suggests the answer to Church decline is a straightforward one. It’s because we have forgotten the poor.
A Church for the Poor
A new book presents a vision for and practicalities of becoming a church where people from all sections of society can find a home and play a part.
Church for the poor - William Booth
A rare recording of William Booth, founder of the
William Booth 1829-1912, revivalist, champion of social reform and friend of the poor and downtrodden, speaking on the importance of practical Christian action.
'Jesus is close to the poor and dwells among the broken hearted and down trodden'
From a blog by Catalyst Network
Christians moved into Holbeck - the most deprived area in Leeds 9 years ago. Their experience..
The poverty premium
From a report by Bristol University
Research into eight types of poverty premium that households experience to varying degrees at an average of £490pa.
Justice for the Poor Bible study
From a video by Jim Wallis
Poor families waited to come in for food. "Lord, we know that you will be coming through this line today, so help us to treat you well."
Faith in Dark Places
A book by David Rhodes
The gospel may not only be good news to the poor but it may be good news from the poor. Through them God often chooses to show his creative love for the world.
Something exponential is possible when we release what we have been given to steward
From a video by Gospel Patrons
The story about how the church in Chicago came to be giving 200 cars away a year.
Leading a church to minister with people experiencing poverty
From a series of blogs by Nigel Ring
Interviews with a church leader on changes in practice, identifying ministries, governance, partnership, money.
The rich history of gospel work among the poorest
From an article by 20schemes
Some people may wonder if the gospel really will work in places that are deprived by our world standards. History and scripture tell us otherwise.
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