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Results for abject poverty

Confessions of a Poverty Pimp
Originally Posted: 07/09/2012 - 12:58pm | Type: Blog

Last week was the first time I have ever been called a “poverty pimp” in front God and everyone—in public. It certainly got my attention!   Last week was the first time I have ...

Hurricanes, Hype, and Hope
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

Did anyone else get the feeling, as we watched weather reporters wave their arms frantically in swirling motions across oversized maps of the eastern seaboard -- with their eyes bulging as they pus ...

Rediscovering Values for Lent: Trusting God That We Have Enough
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

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The Televangelist and the Archbishop: Contrasting Christian Responses to Haiti's Tragedy
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

Upon learning of the ruinous earthquake that leveled most of Haiti, my wife and I felt sadness and horror, as well as concern for the affected, their families, and friends. Upon l ...