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Defining Poverty (Generational / Situational)

January 27, 2017

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Dr. Ruby Payne wrote her seminal work on poverty in a book called A Framework for Understanding Poverty. In this classic work, she gives a working definition that brings clarity to two different types of poverty: generational and situational. She states, “Generational poverty and situational poverty are different. Generational poverty is defined as being in […]

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Reading List: Books that have helped me explore racial & socioeconomic division.

January 23, 2017

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Since I started studying the topic of generational poverty, and the implication on kids that are born into poverty, there have been several books that have really helped me explore on a deeper level. This isn’t an endorsement of every part of every book, but I have found something helpful about each book. For a […]

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Is God Biased Toward the Poor?

January 23, 2017

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The Scriptures are full of stories about God’s heart for the poor. Does this mean, however, that God shows favoritism to those that are in poverty? Ronald Sider posits that while God has equal love for all people, he is not neutral in his passionate advocacy for those that are poor. He states, “God, however, […]

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