Friday, March 06, 2009

Sojourners Article: Breaking Boundaries

Seven ways to build a movement that includes poor and rich.
by Onleilove Alston

"The Jesus movement included everyone from tax collectors to sex workers; it truly was a movement of diversity. In today’s world, I am encouraged to see a movement of Christians who want to “preach good news to the poor.” But all too often, well-meaning progressive Christians from privileged backgrounds attempt to speak for or bring God to the poor. This is a mistake: The poor can speak for themselves, and God is already present in their communities..."

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