Share Christmas: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Purposefully Scarred

The Resource Highlight for 20 February this year was Living Bread Ministries; specifically an interview with one of their co-founders, Barbara Hubbard. You can read the full text of that interview here.

Living Bread is an organization which exists to plant churches among the desperately poor. Having begun their work in South America, Living Bread is seeking to reach out to the poor in other areas of the world, as well. This includes a specific focus on victims of human trafficking. People in poverty live with a very high risk of being abused and exploited, whether sexually or through forced labor. As other posts have mentioned in the past, the best way to attack abuse is at its source: sin. We believe to assist someone physically but leave them without spiritual hope ultimately reflects a limited view of what people need. The whole person must be cared for physically…

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