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Too Small to Ignore

Reflecting on his childhood in West Africa, this moving manifesto by Wess Stafford unveils God's heart for children and the poor while offering real-world suggestions to help us fulfill the calling to reach out to "the least of these.

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The Skeptic's Guide to Global Poverty

In a follow-up to her book on the AIDS pandemic, Dale Hansen Bourke presents the reality of global poverty and explores its widespread effect on our world.

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The Skeptic's Guide to the Global AIDS Crisis

In plain language, Dale Hansen Bourke presents the reality of this devastating disease and explores its widespread effect on our world.

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Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger

This highly acclaimed book by Ron Sider takes an in-depth look at the causes of poverty and what Scripture says about God's heart for the poor. It challenges commonly held perceptions of affluence and issues a strong call to Christians to love the poor God's way.

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Red Letters: Living a Faith That Bleeds

Based on words straight from the mouth of Christ, Tom Davis challenges all who call themselves Christians to live out their faith, making their service to the "least of these" an integral part of their worship of Jesus Christ.

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Hope Lives

A new book to help readers explore their commitment to helping the poor, this is a deep spiritual journey filled with scriptures about God's heart for the poor and His mandate to us to help those in need.

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Fields of the Fatherless

An inspirational book that weaves together a powerful collection of Bible verses and stories that emphasize the biblical mandate to care for the poor and the oppressed.

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Compassion Magazine

A collection of inspiring photos and stories of Compassion's work around the world. View the online version and get a glimpse of the difference Compassion is making.

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A Country Far Away

This children's book uses colorful illustrations to tell the story of two children living on opposite sides of the world and contrasts their vastly different lifestyles.

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4/14 Window

This article explores the implications of the fact that nearly 85 percent of people who receive Christ do so between the ages of 4 and 14.

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