New Years is just around the corner, and one of the most rewarding resolutions you can make is to read more.
Good books aren’t just entertaining—they provide us with a new perspective on the world we live in and show how we can help be agents of change.
Here’s a look at six books about poverty, injustice, faith, the criminal justice system and human rights that will change the way you see major issues, and provide insight in how to effect them.

The Very Good Gospel - Lisa Sharon Harper
The latest book from author and activist Lisa Sharon Harper is more than just a book about social justice—it’s about the message of the Gospel itself. The book looks at the book of Genesis, and explores how the cultural and linguistic context of early scriptures can help us understand them in new ways—especially how they pertain to helping marginalized communities.