Poverty, ecological devastation and oppressive systems are among some of the biggest issues facing America today. Reverend William Barber and Reverend Liz Theoharis believe that it’s time to address these issues with a uniting approach. They’ve traveled the country, following and guiding the Poor People’s Campaign: a wave of nonviolent civil disobedience first started by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Their aim? To shift the narrative around poverty and empower all.
Pastor Rick Warren, author of “The Purpose-Driven Life,” reflects on his own crisis of purpose in the wake of his book’s wild success. He explains his belief that God’s intention is for each of us to use our talents and influence to do good.
A while back, I got the fantastic chance to road trip over to Kent for The Youth Work Summit. A fantastic collection of Ted Talk style… talks, aimed at empowering and equipping youth workers, and I guess, people that work with young people.