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Does Fair Trade Coffee Really Help the Poor?

In his letter to the Philippians, Paul prayed that the Philippians’ love would abound “with knowledge and all discernment” (Phil 1:9) so that they would be able to “approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God” (Phil 1:10). Paul’s ultimate concern was the purity and fruitfulness of Christ’s people, and love that was characterized by knowledge and discernment was a central aspect of this concern. Continue reading “Does Fair Trade Coffee Really Help the Poor?”