All Resources on Poverty

Biblical Hope for Christians Facing Poverty

by John Piper

In episode 289, Pastor John encourages Christians struggling with poverty.

How to Handle Panhandlers

by John Piper

In Episode 80, John Piper helps us think through whether to give money to people who ask for it.

How Jesus Did Fresh Initiative #5

by John Piper

10 ways Jesus related to the poor.

The Young, The Old, and The Hungry

by John Piper

Ministering to the hungry and homeless is a team effort.

“Nectar in a Sieve”

by John Piper

Emergency food aid is a stop-gap measure, not a solution to world hunger. But we should give it anyway.

Do They Really Want Peanut Butter?

Meditation on Metro Food Share

by John Piper

Become the kind of person who cannot walk by someone in need and do nothing.

The Poor of the Land and the Pride of Jacob

Amos 6:1-8 and Amos 8:4-8

by John Piper

Conversion isn't just changing your mind but exchanging the love of comfort for the love of goodness and justice.

World Hunger and Us


by John Piper

Witnessing physical hunger should cause the church to wake up to the worldwide ravages of spiritual starvation.