Suggested Reading

The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time by Jeffrey Sachs, Penguin Books, 2006. Economic adviser to the United Nations Jeffrey Sachs presents nine specific steps for eliminating the world’s worst poverty by 2025.

Too Small to Ignore: Why the Least of These Matters Most by Wess Stafford, WaterBrook Press, 2007. Dr. Wess Stafford draws on his experiences growing up in West Africa to encourage readers to invest in the future of their children and the children of those who are less fortunate.

Under the Overpass: A Journey of Faith on the Streets of America by Mike Yankoski, Multnomah Books, 2005. Tells the story of Mike Yankoski, a Christian who felt convicted to live among the homeless for six months in order to bring to light the issues that plague those who live on the margins of society.

When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor … and Yourself  by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert, Moody Publishers, 2009. Explores the incorrect assumptions Christians may have about the causes of poverty.