DOWNLOAD KINDLE ⚇ Hope Rising ⚇ Extreme Poverty Does Not Have To Exist When Christians Accept That Fact And Start Living Accordingly, We Will Find The Solution Is Already Within Our Reach Worldwide Children Die From Preventable Deaths Every Day If That Statistic Leaves You Feeling Powerless, You Are Not Alone But You Are Wrong If A False Sense Of Powerlessness Has Lulled You Into Apathy, It S Time To Shake Off The Grogginess Of Low Expectations And Get To Work We Can Make This World A Place Where Kids Do Not Die From Easily Preventable DiseasesIn Hope Rising, Scott Todd Of Compassion International Pens A Galvanizing, Comprehensive Vision Of The Movement That Will Eradicate Extreme Global Poverty Through Transformative Christian Generosity And Do It Within Our Lifetime Todd Provides Riveting Evidence To Show That We Are Much Closer To That Goal Than You Might ThinkAccording To Todd, We Live In An Historic Moment, And Chances Are You Are Already Part Of It The Gospel Is Already Reshaping Lives From Thoughtless Consumption To Informed Concern Twenty First Century Christians Are Generating Multi Continent Grassroots Movements Through Communications And Travel Public And Private Sectors Are Working Together It S A Whole New Era Of Philanthropy, Compassion, And Justice Aimed At Eradicating The Pandemic Of Extreme Global Poverty This Is A Future We Have The God Given Power To Create This Is The History We Hope To WriteAs Todd Envisions, The Twenty First Century Christians Embraced The Entirety Of Their Gospel The Truths It Proclaims And The Muscles It Demands With A New Integrity They Did Not Deteriorate Into Humanist Liberalism, As Some Had Feared Nor Did They Pile Works On Top Of Grace They Simply Determined That Their World Did Not Need To Have Children Dying Of Preventable Causes Such As Dirty Water A hopeful book about how we can end extreme poverty in this generation. Was inspired to read this by an interview I watched of the author discussing world poverty Gives a good overview of the various causes of poverty and offers reader concrete hope that these problems can indeed be overcome. Todd draws from his experience as the Senior Vice President of Global Advocacy for Compassion International He focuses on Isaiah 58 as a true example of fasting and a call to a personal commitment on behalf of the poor and oppressed He also draws back to a young AIDS victim in Africa, a life lost that deeply touched him in his work.When he gives us the capacity to discover, to innovate, and to create, He intended for us to use these gift for good We can turn the tide with faith based organizations, cause marketing such as Toms one for one model , fair trade, and the generous giving of our resources.In Hope Rising, we are encouraged to snap out of our self satisfying world I appreciate this book because of its honest call to not live by small expectations.