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GROW 

We want our entire church to grow in the areas of compassion and justice and discover how our partner churches around the world are helping communities flourish.


OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP YOU GROW

  • Learn about how our partners are fighting poverty and injustice by touring the Main Lobby.

  • Pray for the specific needs of our global partners by texting to receive a message each day on how you can pray. 

  • Use the small-group curriculum focused specifically on Celebration of Hope topics.

  • Engage in the Willow Creek Daily Devotional that will be Celebration of Hope focused.

  • Listen to the Relate Podcast Season 5 to gain a deeper understanding of the Global ministry. 


RESOURCES TO HELP YOU GROW

Check out the "GROW" resource table at Seeds Bookstore or explore the following resources to learn more about poverty and injustice:
  • Thirst: A Story of Redemption, Compassion and a Mission to Bring Clean Water To the World (Scott Harrison)
  • Becoming Whole: Why The Opposite of Poverty isn’t the American Dream (Brian Fikkert & Kelly Kapic)
  • Making A Difference: Impacting Culture and Society as a Christian (R.C. Sproul)
  • Welcoming The Stranger: Justice, Compassion, & Truth in the Immigration Debate (Matthew Soerens & Jenny Yang)
  • The Gospel Comes With A House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World (Rosaria Butterfield)
  • A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity (Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn)
  • Preemptive Love: Pursuing Peace One Heart at a Time (Jeremy Courtney)
  • Helping Without Hurting: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor…or Yourself (Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert)

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE GLOBAL MINISTRY

The global Compassion & Justice ministry at Willow Creek exists to fight poverty and injustice so that lives are transformed and Jesus is known. We partner with established organizations around the world that work with networks of local churches, helping them best serve their communities and expand kingdom impact. Click here for more information.