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    How Neighborhoods Make Us Sick

    How Neighborhoods Make Us Sick

    by Veronica Squires and Breanna Lathrop

    Our neighborhoods are literally making us sick. If we truly want to love our neighbors, we must work to create social environments in which people can be healthy. While working in community redevelopment and treating uninsured families, Veronica Squires and Breanna Lathrop discovered that we can promote the health of our communities by addressing social determinants that facilitate healing in under-resourced neighborhoods.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Welcoming Justice

    God's Movement Toward Beloved Community

    by Charles Marsh and John M. Perkins
    Foreword by Philip Yancey

    Historian and theologian Charles Marsh partners with veteran activist John Perkins to chronicle God's vision for a more equitable and just world. Now updated with a new preface to reflect on current social realities, this book shows how abandoned places are being restored, divisions are being reconciled, and what individuals and communities are now doing to welcome peace and justice.

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    Kingdom Collaborators

    Eight Signature Practices of Leaders Who Turn the World Upside Down

    by Reggie McNeal

    Will you collaborate on God's kingdom work in your community? If you're ready to see God move in all areas—business, education, media, arts, healthcare, spiritual growth, and more—this is the book for you. Leadership expert Reggie McNeal offers eight signature practices for leaders who want to partner with God and others for kingdom growth.

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    The Economics of Neighborly Love

    Investing in Your Community's Compassion and Capacity

    by Tom Nelson

    What does the good news of Jesus mean for economics? Marrying biblical study, economic theory, and practical advice, pastor Tom Nelson presents a vision for church ministry that works toward the flourishing of the local community, beginning with its poorest and most marginalized members and pushing us toward more nuanced understandings of wealth and poverty.

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    The Jonathan Effect

    Helping Kids and Schools Win the Battle Against Poverty

    by Mike Tenbusch

    The "Goliath" of urban poverty overpowers too many kids today as they struggle to survive and thrive. Detroit native and longtime advocate for youth education Mike Tenbusch knows this firsthand. But when Christians and churches come alongside these young "Davids," we can unleash the Jonathan Effect that will turn the tide in the battle against poverty.

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    Power and Poverty

    Divine and Human Rule in a World of Need

    by Dewi Hughes
    Foreword by Christopher J. H. Wright

    In this wide-ranging, challenging book Dewi Arwel Hughes unpacks a convicting thesis: that poverty has to do with the way in which we human beings use and abuse the power God gave us when he created us. He then provides biblical perspectives to enable you to both understand the causes of poverty and help in overcoming it.

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    To Give or Not to Give

    Rethinking Dependency, Restoring Generosity, and Redefining Sustainability

    by John Rowell
    Foreword by Peter Kuzmic

    John Rowell sets out a program that will enable affluent churches in the West to give generously across cultures without fear of promoting dependent, hierarchical relationships.

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    Fixing the Moral Deficit

    A Balanced Way to Balance the Budget

    by Ronald J. Sider

    There is a way--a realistic way, a moral way--to fix the deficit. If you are tired of politics as usual that fails to operate as if people mattered, take heart in Ron Sider's balanced, practical approach. Consistent with deeply Christian principles, he offers a way forward that truly provides justice for all.

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    Neither Poverty nor Riches

    A Biblical Theology of Possessions

    New Studies in Biblical Theology

    by Craig L. Blomberg

    One of the most difficult questions facing Christians today is that of the proper attitude toward possessions. What action should we take on behalf of the poor? What should we do with our own possessions? In this NSBT volume, Craig Blomberg asks what the Bible has to say about these issues. Avoiding easy answers, he draws on the Old and New Testaments to seek a comprehensive biblical theology of possessions.

    Intermediate Intermediate

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