Development Matters

Make your sermon more relevant to world events with this lectionary-based resource 

Development Matters links Sunday lectionary readings with current justice and development issues.  Here you'll find stories facts and quotes for your use to help your congregation connect today's world with the big themes of the Bible. 

A man draws water from a well in Zambia


June 2014

July 2014

August 2014


The hope is that through preaching about the injustices of our world, exposing the scandal of poverty and telling stories of hope we will help change the cultural climate so that global poverty, and its man-made causes, become morally abhorrent to people both in our churches and beyond. 


Thanks to Elizabeth Perry for researching and preparing this important resource.

If you find Development Matters helpful please let her know  -  Contact Elizabeth

Find links to past editions on the left hand side.







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