180

‘180’ is putting others before yourself and having a willingness to be counter cultural.

Kinds of Action you can take:

rational actions: actions which are taken because it leads to a valued goal, but with no thought of its consequences and often without consideration of the appropriateness of the means chosen to achieve it (it can be said that, ‘the end sanctifies the means’);

instrumental action: actions which are planned and taken after evaluating the goal in relation to other goals, and after thorough consideration of various means (and consequences) to achieve it. (it can be said that, ‘the end is planned for the means’)

affectional action: actions which are taken due to one’s emotions, to express personal feelings. (it can be said that, ‘the end can not understand the means’)

traditional actions: actions which are carried out due to tradition, because they are always carried out in such a situation. (it can be said, ‘the end is not connected to the means because we have always done it this way’)

Links

Bread for the World a Christian voice for ending hunger.
CARE USA fights root causes of poverty in the world’s poorest communities.
Emergent Village is a growing generative friendship among missional Christian leaders.
Mercy Corps is a not-for-profit organization that exists to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression by helping people build secure, productive, and just communities.
Oxfam America helps poor and marginalized communities around the world harness economic opportunities and advocate for their rights (e.g., woman’s rights, labor rights, indigenous peoples’ rights) through grant-making, campaigning, and emergency assistance.
Plan USA is a global partnership of caring people founded in 1937 to bring hope and help to the world’s poorest children. Our community-based programs assist more than 10 million children in 45 developing countries.
World Concern is a Christian humanitarian organization that provides emergency relief and community development in some of the most neglected areas of the world.
World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization dedicated to helping children and their communities worldwide reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty.
A Glimmer of Hope is making a sustainable difference in the lives of the rural poor of Ethiopia. By the end of 2005, the foundation had completed more than 1,600 development projects and helped approximately 1.5 million people. It launched its national aid program in Ethiopia in 2001.
Action Against Hunger has been a world leader in the treatment of malnutrition since 1979, and has programs that focus on nutrition, food security, water/sanitation, and basic health in more than 44 countries around the world.
American Baptists are a Christ-centered, biblically grounded, ethnically diverse people called to radical personal discipleship in Christ Jesus. Our commitment to Jesus propels us to nurture authentic relationships with one another; build healthy churches; transform our communities, our nations and our world; engage every member in hands-on ministry; and speak the prophetic word in love.
Americans for Informed Democracy is a non-partisan, student-led organization that raises global awareness at more than 250 universities in the U.S.
AERDO exist to promote excellence in professional practice; to foster networking, collaboration, and information exchange; and it enable its membership to effectively support the Church in serving the poor and the needy.
CRWRC is a Christian non-profit organization present with 2,000 communities in 30 of the world’s poorest countries where together we are addressing hunger and poverty through emergency disaster assistance, integrated community development programs, and justice education.
EWB-USA partners with developing communities to improve their quality of life through the implementation of environmentally sustainable, equitable, and economical engineering projects while developing internationally responsible engineers and engineering students.
Episcopal Relief and Development responds to human suffering around the world. We provide emergency assistance after disasters, rebuild communities, and help children and families climb out of poverty.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) emphasizes worship and prayer, outreach, ecumenical and interfaith dialogue, and preparing professional and lay leaders through college and seminary education.
FORGE brings teams of students to Africa to partner with refugees.
Global Health Council is the world’s largest membership alliance dedicated to saving lives by improving health throughout the world.
Grameen Foundation USA is dedicated to reducing global poverty among the poorest of the poor through micro-finance.
Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical Christian ministry that welcomes to its work all people dedicated to the eradication of poverty housing.
Heartland Alliance’s mission is to advance the human rights and respond to the human needs of endangered populations through the provision of comprehensive and respectful services and the promotion of permanent solutions leading to a more just global society.
Heifer envisions a world of communities living together in peace and equitably sharing the resources of a healthy planet.
The Hunger Project empowers grassroots people in more than 10,000 villages of Asia, Africa and Latin America to achieve lasting progress in health, education, nutrition, family incomes and gender equality.
InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based international development and humanitarian nongovernmental organizations.
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is a relief, service, and peace agency of North American Mennonite and Brethren in Christ churches.
The Millennium Campaign encourages citizens around the world to hold their governments to account for their promises in the Millennium Declaration and Goals.
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries facilitates projects which address the temporal as well as the spiritual needs of the economically disadvantaged through child development, disaster response, development education, and social transformation.
NetAid educates young people about global poverty and international development, and provides opportunities for them to take concrete actions that make a difference in the lives of the world’s poor.
Operation Blessing International (OBI) assists the poor with medical, hunger and disaster relief. Since 1978, OBI has touched over 179.7 million people in 96 countries and across the U.S. giving goods and services valued at over $943 million.
For 35 years, Opportunity International has fought poverty through small business loans and other financial services. The world’s largest Christian microfinance organization, Opportunity serves 810,000 poor entrepreneurs in 27 developing countries.
Our Voices Together works to counter terrorism by addressing international poverty and fostering cross-cultural understanding. Join us in building a safer, more compassionate world for all.
The Presbyterian Church (USA) has approximately 2.4 million members in the U.S. and 11,000 congregations.
Sojourners , is a Christian ministry whose mission is to proclaim and practice the biblical call to integrate spiritual renewal and social justice.
UNA-USA is the nation’s largest grassroots foreign policy organization and the leading center of UN policy research.
General Board of Church and Society is the public policy and social justice agency of The United Methodist Church. In 2004, the General Conference called for churches in the U S and internationally to work for the achievement of the U N Millennium Development Goals.
Unitarian Universalist Association’s mission is to serve and strengthen its 1,000 member congregations, to foster the growth of Unitarian Universalism, and to give public voice to Unitarian Universalist principles.
United Support of Artists for Africa The U.S. Fund for UNICEF supports child survival, protection and development worldwide through education, advocacy and fund raising.
World Hope International is a faith based relief and development organization alleviating suffering and injustice through education, enterprise and community health.
World Hunger Year (WHY) attacks the root causes of hunger and poverty by promoting effective and innovative community-based solutions that create self reliance, economic justice and food security.
World Relief is a Christian relief and development organization focused on empowering the Church to relieve human suffering, poverty and hunger worldwide in the name of Jesus Christ.

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