BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE ON POVERTY

The fourth annual dinner benefitting Christian Service Center will be held Sept. 18 at the Abilene Convention Center. Tickets will go on sale Aug. 1.

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Rathbone Bradley

Table sponsorships are available by emailing Karen Dansby, kdansby@cscabilene.org or by calling her at 669-0441. Guest speaker will be Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley, professor of economics at The Institute of World Politics and an adjunct professor at George Mason University. She also has taught at Georgetown University and Charles University, Prague. She is the vice president of economic initiatives at the Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics.

Bradley is co-editor and author of the new book, “For the Least of These: A Biblical Answer to Poverty.” Bradley currently is a visiting scholar at the Bernard Center for Women, Politics, and Public Policy.

On Sept. 19, Bradley will speak at a workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and then participate with a panel of univesiety and business people to dicss economics and poverty in relation toour call as Christians.

Christian Service Center has been providing basic needs for over 50 years. One of the guiding principles, in addition to offering resources and providing basic needs, is to inspire neighbors to move toward a productive way of living.

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