Media & Resources

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

+ Mennonite Central Committee

+ Make Poverty History

+ The Krista Foundation

Resources for Worship

Reformed Worship: Let Justice Roll
Resources and planning ideas for justice-oriented services

CAFOD Liturgies and Services
From the Catholic Agency for Social Development (UK)