What is poverty, what are its causes, and how can we best help those living in poverty?
This class studies the new thinking on poverty alleviation as “seeking shalom” and “meeting needs.”
Using powerful videos and resources from two Christian-based groups, this class presents new ideas on poverty and centers a
discussion on how Christians should react to poverty and work for maximal, long-term benefit for everyone on this Earth.
Class hosts, John Shriver and Claire Strand, believe the class will lead to expanded discussions within Messiah Lutheran Church on how we can Reach Out to our neighbors and spread the