Yesterday I was reading about Matthew Vines, author of God and the Gay Christian, and his continuing effort to be in dialogue with evangelical Christian leaders about the acceptance of LGBTQ people in the church.
Categories like "liberal" and "conservative" don't actually exist. It's more accurate to think in terms of spectrums. No one is outright conservative or outright liberal. We all live somewhere between these two poles.
We should commend his service and giving for social good just as we might the activist, but none of this should shadow the reality that poverty and injustice exist because of an unjust system that favors victors with spoils and curses the less fortunate with misery.
At last count there were 9,943 faith-based organizations with ministries in Haiti. Yet Haiti has continued in a downward spiral, not in spite of all these "good works," but in great part because of them.