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Empty-handed ministers - 1 
In stripping your team of their basic resources, Jesus is forcing you to rely completely on the local resources of those you visit due to your posture of dependence.
Anglican church-based social action 
Responding to social issues and building community. Report on Church in Action 2017: A National Survey of Church Based Social Action.
Supporting those serving on the margins 
A report exploring how churches can support and equip their members whose work or ministry with those ‘on the margins’ takes place primarily outside of church walls.
Emergency Use Only: Update 2017  
Foodbank use update - what more had been learned, what initiatives were working locally, what policies had been changed and what still needs to be done.
The Church and the World
Christians around the world today find themselves in very different contexts than they did 40 years ago - need to think differently about the people among whom they live and work.
The banquet 
There was once a man who threw a great dinner party and invited many. When it was time for dinner, he sent out his servant to the invited guests, saying, ‘Come on in; the food’s on the table.’
Always with us?  
Dr Liz Theoharis issues a strong theological call for ending systemic poverty in her book,  'Always with Us? What Jesus Really Said about the Poor'.
How the rich differ from the poor - 2 
The poor earn less, not out of incompetency, but because they must allocate mental capacity to problems that are more pressing to them than to the rich.
How the rich differ from the poor - 1
How does the division between the wealthy and the poor affect the social aspects of our society? Are the wealthy truly invested in the poor and do they care?
7 steps to become a church of and for the poor 
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.

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