FREE Community Screening | October 1st at 4:00 pm
Please join us on October 1, 2017 at Christ Fellowship for a community screening of the award-winning film Poverty, Inc. Featuring a live in person question and answer with the filmmaker, Michael Matheson Miller after the screening. The screening starts at 4:00PM.
This film exposes the damage caused by the world’s most common charity and ministry model (in use since WWII), of working among the poor both internationally and locally; sadly we find almost all churches in North America employ this failed model too.
Could our compassion be crippling the very people we’ve set out to help?
FREE childcare will be available. All children up to 4th grade will need to be registered in advance, 5th grade and older is invited to attend the screening. We have a special program designed for the children in childcare. Pizza and snacks will be served. PS: Our maximum capacity for childcare is limited to 150 children.
Need childcare? Register here.
About Poverty, Inc.
Since World War II, American churches and aid organizations have followed a standard charity model to serve the poor locally and abroad. But could our compassion be crippling the very people we’ve set out to help?
Poverty Inc., recipient of over 50 international film awards, draws from 200+ interviews across 20 countries, asking critical questions about the unintended dark side of this common charity and ministry model.
Meet the Filmmakers
Director-Producer Michael Matheson Miller and DP-Editor Simon Scionka capture the lush landscapes of Ghana.
Director-Producer Michael Matheson Miller is a Research Fellow at the Acton Institute, a think tank focused on the intersection of market economics and moral philosophy and theology. He writes and speaks extensively on issues of development, political economy, religion, and culture. He previously taught philosophy and political science at Ave Maria College in Nicaragua and was the chair of the philosophy and theology department. Michael holds graduate degrees in philosophy, international development, and international business. He has lived and traveled in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. He has been featured on FOX Business, CNBC, Russ Roberts, and numerous radio shows. He has been published inThe New York Post, The Washington Times, The LA Daily News, The Detroit News, and Real Clear Politics.