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What could one day's wages do?
Pastor Eugene Cho of Quest Church out in Seattle has a heart for the impoverished. He cares about them so much that’s he’s giving away his entire 2009 salary.

http://gospel.com/blog/index.php/page/2/

Giving to the poor - a Christian perspective
Paul praises one of the early Christian communities for giving beyond their means--despite their own financial difficulties, they did not hesitate to give what they had to those in need.

http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2%20Corinthians%208:1-5&version=NIV

Help the poor - a Christian perspective
One of the themes common throughout the entire Bible is the importance of caring for the poor and downtrodden. This passage from Leviticus is mirrored in countless other places in the Bible, in both the Old and New Testaments.

http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Leviticus%2025:35&version=NIV

"Hungry" in the Bible: Matthew 25:34-36
Christians are called to feed the hungry, to battle poverty and suffering. Poverty and starvation were common in Jesus' day, and even today there is still far too much of it taking place around the world. Our call to help the starving remains relevant.

http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%2025:34-36&version=NIV

Poverty - a Christian perspective
Paul encourages the early church by holding up the Macedonians as an example of a Christian community that, despite its own extreme poverty, was a living example of Christ-like living. They had almost nothing, but were extraordinarily generous with what little they did have.

http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2%20Corinthians%208:1-4&version=NIV

The poor in the Bible: 2 Corinthians 8:1-4
God isn't concerned with the amount of money in your bank account--He's concerned with how you use the resources you've been given, great or small. In this passage, the Macedonian churches are praised because, despite their extreme poverty, they were as generous with their resources as they were able to be.

http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2Cor.8.1-2Cor.8.4&version=31

Scavengers No More: Looking at Homelessness in Metro Manila
The author shares how investing in one homeless family in Manila impacted her entire worldview of those who are homeless.

http://lausanneworldpulse.com/urban.php/994/08-2008

LWP- Many Faces of Poverty in China
Four faces of poverty in China--and hope on the horizon.

http://lausanneworldpulse.com/urban.php/979

LWP - Urban Poverty and Urban Slums in China
The author discusses the "floating population" in China and its relation to the hukou system.

http://lausanneworldpulse.com/urban.php/977?pg=2

LWP-Global Sporting Events and the Urban Poor
An introduction to those living in poverty in China and the impact of the Olympic Games on their lives.

http://lausanneworldpulse.com/urban.php/980

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