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I ‘Left’ the Global Poor to Serve the Global Poor
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To serve the poor, we need experts in poverty intervention. But that’s not all we need.

Four Facts About the Economic Well-Being of Black Men in America
Institute for Family Studies

Black men who frequently attended church services at a young age are more likely to reach the middle class or higher in their fifties.

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John Piper, Desiring God

You’re not responsible for all that somebody might do to misuse your money any more than a salt manufacturer is responsible for high blood pressure.

Why We Need Savings to Produce What We Need
Frank Shostak, Mises Wire

Saving as such has nothing to do with money. It is the amount of final consumer goods produced in excess of present consumption.

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Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).