The poor among us, the measure of faith

Jesus said we would always have poor people among us. In a broken world such as ours, it seems a fact of life. But should it be? Is it necessary that most of the world struggles simply to survive? That children die by thousands for lack of clean water? That “poor” in America equals “rich” in much of the world?

It’s true, you know. There is appalling pain and hardship around the world. And the American church – the wealthiest church in history – is making only a small dent in the problem. This is not a good thing. > more.
foto:  giampaolo squarcina,flickr.com

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