Tagged with: poverty

Feed His sheep; but remember that you too are one of His sheep

Johan Eldebo |

Recently I met a man called Michael. He’s a trilingual, university educated teacher from Burundi. When I met him, he was wearing jeans and a shirt and holding onto his Samsung smartphone. But there was a look of bewilderment on...

World Vision

Johan Eldebo |

On October 13 we celebrated our tenth birthday with a very special Love London Sunday. As part of our celebrations, we wanted to give a gift to charities who are making a great contribution to our city, our nation, and overseas....

Pray for the Poor Weekend

Liam Thatcher |

On October 17 1987, 100,000 people gathered in Paris to remember victims of poverty, violence, hunger and inequality. This was the very first International Anti-Poverty Day. 27 years on, a lot has been achieved, but there is still great need....

Philippians: Finding joy in all of life: Philippians 4:10-23

Andy Tuck |

We live in a world where so many people seem discontented. Everyone longs for the next thing, and few feel they have as much as they would like. In the final talk of this series, Andy Tuck considers how, like Paul, we...

Projeto Kids Brasil

Adriana Bell |

Adriana runs Projeto Kids Brasil, and earlier this year she ran a fundraising event to send clothes to Brazil for children who are in need. We caught up with Adriana to find out a bit about what she did and...

The Call to Care

Johan Eldebo |

In 1948 a young evangelist went to China to preach the Gospel. At one conference a number of youth responded to his message decided to follow Jesus. The morning after, this evangelist was confronted by the conference director, informing him...

FoodCycle: An Interview with Kelvin Cheung

Kelvin Cheung |

Kelvin Cheung is the founder of FoodCycle, a charity that seeks to combine volunteers, surplus food and spare kitchen spaces to create tasty, nutritious meals for people at risk of food poverty and social isolation. We caught up with Kelvin...

GrowTH

Martin Vickery |

GrowTH is a response to poverty in Tower Hamlets. With a focus on homelessness, the charity’s first project is a night shelter to house the homeless. Here’s a video that we showed on Love London Sunday, which explains a little...

Imago Dei: Great Goods for the Greater Good

Jack Wells |

East London has a bit of a thing about markets. It always has done, of course, but in the last few years, trendy new ones have been popping up all over Dalston, Shoreditch and Bethnal Green, and pulling in big...

“I was thirsty and ye gave me drink”

Liam Thatcher |

It’s not every year you get to run a conference on St Patrick’s Day with a member of the Guinness family as your keynote speaker. Yet strangely, that’s exactly what we ended up with at the Everything Conference this year....

Foodbank

Tim Frisby |

For people on low incomes, a sudden crisis – redundancy, benefit delay, illness or even an unexpected bill – can mean going hungry. Every day parents skip meals to feed their children and people are forced to choose between paying...

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