Anne Brown reveals the invisible causes of poverty: ideas. Examples from Guatemala, Zimbabwe, and India show the transformational effects that biblical ideas can have on impoverished communities—and the tragic consequences of destructive ideas.
Anne Brown is Regional Manager of
Global Engagement at Food for the Hungry. If you enjoyed this episode, listen to Anne share the benefits of having personal relationships with the poor.
Also mentioned in this episode! Audio from
Summit 2010: The Truth about Poverty is now online. Check out the workshops below.
The Truth about Child Sponsorship with Jewel Anita Hendrix
The Truth about Physical Poverty with Victor Cortez with Paul Wilson
The Truth about the Human Soul
The Truth about Serving with Steve Corbett with Darryl Delhousaye
The Truth about Prayer with FH field staff
International Staff Panel
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Why is it so hard for people to pull themselves out of poverty? In this episode we consider how people change and what keeps them from changing. Conclusions are drawn for charitable giving.
The change process:
Life experience, followed by…
Reflection, followed by…
Decision, followed by…
Action, followed by a new life experience.
Obstacles to change:
Lack of knowledge
Lack of resources
Lack of supportive people
Presence of opposition
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