The Mobility Crisis
Yuval Levin, Commentary
We Americans have always prided ourselves on the extraordinary degree of mobility this country has long made possible for its citizens—the idea that, with hard work and a little luck, an immigrant or a child of poor parents can start out with nothing and end up successful and rich.
Hope International Fights Poverty With Entrepreneurship
Danny Huizinga, Opportunity Lives
HOPE International isn’t just another nonprofit. Instead of handouts, the organization focuses on encouraging saving and entrepreneurship in countries around the world – helping people build their own success rather than simply trying to give it to them.
Being Charitable for the Right Reasons
Dusty Gates, Crisis Magazine
Despite the recent upward trend in charitable giving, history suggests giving over the next several months will be comparatively low. According to the Blackbaud Index, almost one-fifth of all charitable giving is done during the month of December.
How Sex Trafficking Became a Christian Cause Célèbre
Ruth Graham, Slate
Human trafficking—and sex trafficking in particular—has become something of a Christian cause célèbre. There are prayer weekends, movies, magazine covers, Sunday school curricula, and countless church-based ministries.