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January Books about Refugees Immigrants

January Book Recommendations: Refugees & Immigration

Starting 2020 with a resolution to read more? You’re in good company! Lots of us make plans to add more reading to our schedule in the new year. Reading is so important. It helps us avoid the very narrow talking points that we find in the media, and instead learn to see important issues from …

Social Justice Booklist

Social Justice Reads: Holiday Roundup

It’s time for our semi-regular compilation of book reviews for the world-changer’s reading list! These books stand out on the bookshelf because of both the topics covered are important and the deeper insight the authors give into issues that are very relevant for those concerned with social justice. As a side note, while this list …

the problem of poverty and how moms can make a difference

Free eBook on Social Enterprises

We LOVE the work of Hope International. They provide Bible-based microfinance services to entrepreneurs in the developing world. Based off what they’ve learned through Hope International’s field work, Created to Flourish provides a practical look at the importance of business based solutions to fight poverty. As we’ve seen in our work among the US poor, …

Social Justice Book Review

Holiday Reading: World Changers Booklist 2016

In the midst of meal prep, gift shopping, house cleaning and all the other craziness that fills the holiday season, I try to work in some extra reading time. It’s not always easy, but I’ve seen how important reading is for me to keep perspective during what can be a very busy, very stressful season. This book …

Immigration book review for Christians

A New Perspective on Immigration: Review of Welcoming the Stranger

Welcoming The Stranger: Justice, Compassion and Truth in the Immigration Debate, by Matthew Soerens and Jenny Hwang Yang The current debate on immigration is a hot button issue in the United States right now. As I was trying to get my mind around the issues, I quickly became overwhelmed as I waded through the rhetoric …

Social Justice Book Reviews

SocEnt Reads: The Dangers of Doing Good & Checklist Manifesto

So here’s the latest on our good reads list: The Spiritual Danger of Doing Good, by Peter Greer “We had been caught up in a delusion, one that many fall into: As long as our graphs are up and to the right, as long as we have a growing ministry, a bigger congregation, larger amounts …