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This is an excellent book to read, whether on your own or with a small group.
Good: All three sections are solidly researched and every assertion is fully supported, from both a Biblical and a social/statistical perspective.
A very practical way to help the poor is to support a organization called Opportunity International.
The author clearly makes you feel bad about having any sort of wealth whatsoever... Even if you've worked hard for it.Published 9 months ago by Alec Burns
The book is being used for a discussion group so I have only read the first few chapters. It is very thought provoking and I think it will change how I choose the charities I... Read morePublished 9 months ago by L. Alworth
I have not read the book yet, so my rating is currently based on its usefulness as a kindle version. Read morePublished 16 months ago by J. Waymack
This book is probably one of the most compelling reads I have ever feast my eyes upon. Sider provides excellent evidence for his arguments in both scripture and... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Erik Cadaret
If you're reading this, this book will make you uncomfortable. Sider doesn't hold any punches as he compares our excesses to the Bible and the current world situation. Read morePublished 17 months ago by T. Guyette
It was a bit repetitive, but overall interesting. I would probably hand it to someone who isn't as familiar with the church as I am seeing how I have been in ministry for the past... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Megan
Very well written. Sider has received a great deal of flack from evangelicals and conservatives for his strong socialistic stand. Read morePublished 20 months ago by T. J. Perkins
This book is an agent of change. I read each chapter slowly and had to rethink many suppositions. I thought I had this 'area' figured but was challenged to go deeper and be... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Gramma Cat Lady
I had to purchase this book for a class that I am in right now, but found it to have great content. There are a lot of facts and data about how much each continent/region gives to... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Lionsfan