qIt can be fashionable to talk about the poor but not as fashionable to talk to the poor. It may be popular to talk about justice and still not know any victims of injustice. But we will never make poverty history until we make poverty personal. Eugene Cho shatters all our hipster coffee-shop talk of justice and dares you to dive into the trenches and do something real with your life.q Shane Claiborne, author, activist, and friend of Eugene Cho qA gutsy and gritty exposAc on the motives of a generation in love with the idea of saving the world, Overrated by Eugene Cho is a necessary exercise for all who desire to truly be a part of the change God wants to bring to humanity. This book is real, personal, necessary, and a must-read, so we can all continue on the path toward justice for all.q Louie Giglio, Passion City Church/Passion Conferences qWhen you're done talking about the gospel and are ready for your walking to be the gospel: Start here. I needed this book.q Ann Voskamp, author of the New York Times bestseller One Thousand Gifts Many people today talk about justice, but are they living justly? They want to change the world, but are they being changed themselves? Eugene Cho has a confession: qI like to talk about changing the world but I don't really like to do what it takes.q If this is true of the man who founded the One Day's Wages global antipoverty movement, then what must it take to act on one's ideals? Cho does not doubt the sincerity of those who want to change the world. But he fears that today's wealth of resources and opportunities could be creating qthe most overrated generation in history. We have access to so much but end up doing so little.q He came to see that he, too, was overrated. As Christians, Cho writes, qour calling is not simply to change the world but to be changed ourselves.q In Overrated, Cho shows that it is possible to move from talk to action.Several years ago, I traded in our familya#39;s reliable-at-first-then-unreliable Toyota Camry station wagon and brought home a 1990 Mazda Miata (its first production year). New wheels, a functioning soft top, and an almost flawless bright blueanbsp;...
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