Dead Aid ‘Stand up for Poverty’ calls on governments to throw more Aid at poverty. Yet a new voice has emerged from the very heart of poverty-stricken Africa to challenge this concept. A young Zambian woman, economist Dambisa Moyo, has written a book called Dead Aid. She does not say all Overseas Aid (OAid) is wrong, […]
Today’s Message… The circumstances in Nehemiah 5 are somewhat akin to problems during the American Revolution. The Continental Army suffered horribly that winter at Valley Forge. Clothes were threadbare and blankets were so rare that soldiers sometimes sat up all night rather than go to sleep and freeze to death. Lafayette saw soldiers there whose […]
As a consequence of the current economic panic this year, many families have been faced with the tough decision, “do we send another member of the home out into the workforce to offset the inevitable shortfall and keep ourselves in the lifestyle to which we have become accustomed?”
Yesterday, approximately 20,000 children died of starvation.