Below are a selection of films that you can download to inspire your church about how God is using Christians Against Poverty to help relieve poverty in the UK.
Break the silence
Debt is a silencer. It crushes people and pushes them to feel like the only way out is suicide. For John, Kim and Nick, the silence was broken by CAP. We spoke up for them when they were defeated and without hope. Their stories are an inspiring picture of God's power at work today in the UK.
Bev’s life seemed impossible. As a child, her family was in debt, so she stole food and looked in bins to help her mum feed the family. But through a local church and its partnership with CAP, Bev has found that God can do the impossible.
Yesterday, we celebrated a very special debt free case, which marks the beginning of thousands more people being able to access a route out of debt that was previously restricted. On 1 October, CAP submitted the first Debt Relief Order (DRO) for a client who was previously ineligible for this insolvency option due to having just over £18,000 worth…
With the nights drawing in, we’re reminded that winter is just around the corner. So as you brace yourself for the cold weather, make sure it’s not your energy bills giving you the chills. Check out our top tips for saving money on fuel this winter. 1. Turn it off – Whilst it’s easier to leave appliances on standby, switching them off at the…
Each year, September 16 marks the start of a very special countdown. The summer months fade into a distant memory and as the air gets colder and the evenings get darker, the reality is it’s only 100 days until Christmas. The cash conscious adult masks the excited child in us, and the “to buy” list seems to grow as the days tick by… But don’t…
Over the last few weeks I have been on the CAP Engage placement and I have absolutely loved it! It’s been amazing to see first-hand how well the Debt Help, CAP Job Clubs and CAP Release Groups work; to hear stories on a daily basis of lives changed, and to play a part in releasing people from debt and poverty. It’s impossible not to be swept up…
CAP’s heart for helping people out of life’s isolating struggles is something I thank God for bringing into the world because I understand how devastating debt can be... I graduated in 2001 and entered into freelance work and the irregular income that entails. I was struggling to make ends meet. The head-in-the-sand survival mode was in full swing…
- Debt became a tidal wave Stuart couldn’t hold back
Monday, 14 September 2015
500 job applications in a year, only six replies and no interviews. Stuart tried everything but debt became a tidal wave he couldn't hold back.
Praise God that debt was not Stuart's final destination. Watch his story and see how different his life is for now and eternity.
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