Great resources for making a difference

Thanks to Zondervan for pulling together the following list of resources for Christians interested in changing everything from the environment to consumerism to peace to the global effort of the United Nations. 

>Extra Points:
U.N. Chief Says Evangelicals, MDGs a Natural Fit
(The Christian Post) U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted the common social concerns of the United Nations and the evangelical community as he informed Christian leaders last week of the progress toward the Millennium Development Goals….
[Read the article] | [National Association of Evangelicals] | [Micah Challenge USA] | [Micah Challenge International] | [UN Millennium Development Goals] | [Wikipedia: Millennium Development Goals] | [The PEACE Plan]

>Inspiring resources for timely reading, listening, & viewing:
[] Faith in Action Study Bible from World Vision (
[] Dangerous Surrender: What Happens When You Say Yes to God by Kay Warren (coming this December)
[] Be the Change by Zach Hunter
[] Serve God, Save the Planet: A Christian Call to Action by J. Matthew Sleeth, M.D.
[] It’s   Not   Easy Being Green: One Student’s Guide to Serving God and Saving the Planet by Emma Sleeth (coming April 2008)
[] Issues Facing Christians Today by John R.W. Stott & John Wyatt; Roy McCloughry, revision editor
[] The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical by Shane Claiborne (foreword by Jim Wallis)
[] Everything Counts: A Year’s Worth of Devotions on Radical Living (Oswald Chambers’ classic My Utmost for His Highest adapted for students) by Steven Case
[] Christianity and the Social Crisis of the 21st Century: The Classic That Woke Up the Church by Walter Rauschenbusch
[] The Justice Mission Curriculum Kit: A Video-Enhanced Curriculum Reflecting the Heart of God for the Oppressed of the World by Jim Hancock (foreword by Gary Haugen, President, International Justice Mission)
[] Deep Justice in a Broken World: Helping Your Kids Serve Others and Right the Wrongs around Them by Chap Clark & Kara Powell, with contributions by Jim Wallis, Tony, Campolo, Shane Claiborne, John Perkins, Larry Acosta, Jeremy Del Rio, & Noel Castellanos (coming January 2008)
[] Glocalization: How Followers of Jesus Engage a Flat World by Bob Roberts, Jr.
[] How Christianity Changed the World by Alvin J. Schmidt
[] The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For? by Rick Warren


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