Something within us instinctively knows that if we truly care about the poor - we cannot hold them at arms length.Read More
Is this just a nuanced way of talking about moving away from the poor?Read More
Out of sight out of mind.Read More
I perched on the plastic stool and nodded towards the broad black sewer that runs along the edge of the slum where I live.
"Is that canal dangerous?" I asked innocently, simply meaning to make conversation.
The woman's eyes filled with tears and I realized I had asked the wrong thing.Read More
In much of my writing and speaking I try to make a case for the need for more people to relocate into the hard places - the slums and inner cities of the world.
With more than 1 billion people on earth today located in slums, it seems to me that the need is great and the Christian response is pathetically tiny.But what if every follower of Jesus relocated into a slum or inner city? Read More