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The poor will be glad : joining the revolution to lift the world out of poverty / Peter Greer and Phil Smith ; with photography by Jeremy Cowart.

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Location: Fennell STACKS BV4647 .P6 G74 2009
Barcode: 30731101111346
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780310293590 (hardcover, jacketed)
  • Physical Description: 279 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Glimpses of poverty -- How bad is poverty anyway? -- Flower petals in the face -- Making a feast for Jesus -- Searching for solutions that work -- A hand up, not a handout -- How $100 can change the world -- Unlocking entrepreneurship -- A brass ring for the poor -- Micro-finance goes mainstream -- Exploring variations in micro-finance 2.0 -- It can't be that good, can it? -- Using the second-best distribution system -- Joining the revolution -- Pastors seldom make good bankers -- Getting beyond the starting gate -- Keeping our eyes on the prize -- God's business -- Ways to work for God -- Going corporate for the poor -- Rolling up our sleeves -- Conclusion: Celebrating with goats.
Subject: Poverty > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Church work with the poor.