Monday, August 6, 2007

AIDS/Poverty/Global Issues Education Resource List

Here's a very informal list of resources that I've gathered to try and become more educated as a global Christ follower...they are worth checking out if you are interested in learning more about the needs of our world and the opportunity we have to change the future for millions, perhaps even billions in this generation...


Skeptics Guide to Global AIDS, Dale Hansen Bourke, Authentic Media, 2004

The Awake Project: Uniting Against the African AIDS Crisis, Second Edition, Various Contributions, W. Publishing Group, 2002

The Invisible People: How the U.S. has Slept Through the Global AIDS Pandemic, the Greatest Humanitarian Catastrophe of Our Time, Greg Behrman, Free Press, 2004

The Hope Factor: Engaging the Church in the HIV/AIDS Crisis, Testunao Yamamori, et al, Authentic Media, 2004

Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger, Ron Sider, W Publishing Group, 1997

The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time, Jeffery Sachs, Penguin Press, 2005

The Son of God is Dancing, Adrian and Bridget Plass, Authentic Media, 2005

Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty, Muhammad Yunus, Public Affairs, 2003

When God Stood Up: A Christian Response to AIDS in Africa, James Cantelon, Wiley, 2007

On the Move, Bono, Thomas Nelson, 2007

Hope in Troubled Times: A New Vision for Confronting Global Crises, Bob Goudzwaard, Baker Academic, 2007

28: Stories of AIDS in Africa, Stephanie Nolen, Walker & Company, 2007

Vanity Fair, July 2007 Africa Issue

Hope in the Dark, Jena Lee (Contributor), Jeremy Cowart (Photographer), Relevant Books, 2006

The Revolution: A Field Manual for Changing Your World, Heather Zydek (editor), Relevant Books, 2006

Good News About Injustice: A Witness of Courage in a Hurting World, Gary Haugen, InterVarsity Press, 1999

Not for Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade--and How We Can Fight It, David Bastone, HarperSanFrancisco, 2007

Sojourners Magazine: Christians for Justice and Peace

GET UNCOMFORTABLE: Serve the Poor. Stop Injustice. Change the World…In Jesus’ Name, Todd Phillips, LifeWay Press, 2007


Acting on AIDS

One Life Revolution

World Vision


Kaiser Network

The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

Debt, Trade, AIDS in Africa (DATA)

The ONE Campaign

Micah Challenge

Global Issues

International Justice Mission

GLOBAL FUTURE: A World Vision Journal of Human Development

Hunger and World Poverty



The Christian Vision Project


“Dear Francis”…Chronicle Project, 2005…

“A Closer Walk”… Worldwide Documentaries, 2003…

“Invisible Children”…Invisible Children, Inc., 2005…

“The Age of AIDS”…PBS Frontline, 2006…

“The Girl in the CafĂ©”…HBO, 2005…

“Yesterday”…HBO Films, 2004…


Mike Lindstedt said...

That's quite the list. Have you ever heard of/read "Changing the Face of Hunger" by former congressman Tony Hall? I think it is a fantastic book and it deals with how the U.S. government has responded to hunger both at home and abroad.

Chip Huber said...

mike...that is a great read...matt taylor read it for an independent study this past semester for me...would love to get him in chapel...he's been an amazing advocate in the political arena...