Books We Use and Recommend
+ Walking With the Poor: Principles and Practices of Transformational Development
Read the classic study by Bryant Myers
+ Transforming Mission: Paradigm Shifts in Theology of Mission
The late South African missiologist David Bosch gives historical and theological foundations for thinking and acting missionally. A must!
+ Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity
Reprinted a gazillion times since Ronald J. Sider first published it in 1978, this book is challenging, disturbing, and finally transforming.
+ Race Against Time
Stephen Lewis’ passionate appeal to the West to take responsibility in the global fight against AIDS.
+ Geez Magazine
“A bustling spot for the over-churched, out-churched, un-churched and maybe even the un-churchable. For wannabe contemplatives, front-line world-changers and restless cranks.”
Presentations and Videos
Hans Rosling shows data on the possibility of alleviating poverty in a TED talk
Who is Omar Khadr? A short documentary on Omar Khadr by former Micah student Sarah Choi
Homeless by former Micah student Sarah Choi
+ UN Millennium Development Goals
Read about the international agreement to allieviate Global Poverty
+ UN Sustainable Development Goals
The follow up to the UN’s Millennium Development Goals
+ The Micah Challenge
Get to know an international organization mobilizing Christian organizations for justice
+ World Vision Youth
Join a growing movement of young people who are passionate about making a difference in the world!
+ Fairtrade Canada
Learn about Fair Trade Coffee and other products
+ Alternatives for Simple Living
Take the challenge of living simply that others may simply live
+ The Chalmers Center at Covenant College
A Centre that “trains the church worldwide to implement holistic, church-centered ministries that facilitate economic development and spiritual transformation within low-income communities.”
+ World Renew
An international organization with a three-fold ministry of Community Development, Disaster Response and Rehabilitation, and Peace and Justice