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Hope Rising

Hope Rising How Christians Can End Extreme Poverty in This Generation

By Scott C. Todd
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.35 Stars

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On 3/5 Elle Alice wrote: (source)  Last summer, I read Hope Rising by Compassion International's VP Scott Todd. I never got around to reviewing it, but wanted to share a short snippet of my overall thoughts on the book. Todd's Hope Rising is a call to action. It is encouraging an inspiring in joining the fight against ... Book Review // Hope Rising

Elle Alice's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/17 HappyGoStuckey wrote: Just reading the subtitle, How Christians Can End Extreme Poverty In This Generation, and feeling my heart immediately ask that telling question, "End?" "Does it say END extreme poverty?" I immediately recognized my problem was that of so many others in my generation. We just don't think we have it in ... Reads like a Coffee Shop Chat with an Impassioned, Well-traveled, Close Friend.

HappyGoStuckey's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/12 Christy wrote: This book tackles the controversy over Jesus' statement in Matthew 26:11, "The poor you will always have with you," and presents ways that the Church can help end worldwide poverty in this generation. It also equips the reader with practical tools such as buying fair trade products, supporting small ... "The poor you will always have with you

Christy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/29 Simply Mama wrote: It is rare that I say a book is life changing. I can think of only a couple other books that I would even say that about: The Bible (duh), Irresistible Revolution by Shane Claiborne and The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman come to mind. Hope Rising by Scott C. Todd is now on that list as well. I ... Hope Rising

Simply Mama's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/25 Shirley Rempel wrote: Hope Rising was definitely an eye-opening read. My family and I have been supporters of Compassion Canada for several years, and so were aware of some of the statistics regarding world poverty. However, Hope Rising, made me aware on an even more shocking level. It was a stunning reminder that faith is ... A Book Review

Shirley's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/14 Rebecca Radicchi wrote: Walking with Jesus doesn't diminish the soul's hunger, it increases it a thousand-fold.  As you are drawn into His desires, you find profound joy and purpose, but you also encounter an unbearable, compulsive force.  Jesus feels what the poor feel.  He has solidarity with their suffering.  ... Hope Rising: A Review

Rebecca's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/7 The Nerdy Bookworm wrote: If you have visited The Nerdy Bookworm before, you have probably noticed the links along the sidebar to various charities, such as a Show Hope and Compassion. If you know me personally, you know that I believe we can do incredible things in our world, by the Grace of God, for the Glory of God. That ... Review of "Hope Rising"

The Nerdy Bookworm's Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/20 Asha Butterflys wrote: This book was a book of great incite into the world we live in today and has had me thinking. That we can all make a difference in the world today if we make little changes in are life to help thous around us. Not to only think of are selves but are brothers and sisters in Christ. Did you know that 1.2 ... Asha Butterflys - Powerful Book

Asha Butterflys' Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/16 LIsa Van Engen wrote: I appreciate this book because of its honest call to not live by small expectations. What kind of history do we long to write? I dream of one where Christians are the leaders in being extravagantly generous with what God has given us. I think this is a hope we can all gather around. This is the dream ... Hope Rising

LIsa's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/7 Kevin wrote: Yes, I believe Jesus wants us to help the poor and that the church needs to step up and live and give generously. Yes, clean water and malaria nets are easy, cheap answers to the problem. Yes, I should probably be more aware of where the products are coming from that I buy. Using His example on Moms ... Hope Rising

Kevin's Rating:

5 Stars