When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself / New edition - eBook  -     By: Steve Corbett, Brian Fikkert
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When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself / New edition - eBook

Moody Publishing / 2014 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Moody Publishing
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9780802487629
ISBN-13: 9780802487629
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With more than 300,000 copies in print, When Helping Hurts is a paradigm-forming contemporary classic on the subject of poverty alleviation and ministry to those in need. Emphasizing the poverty of both heart and society, this book exposes the need that every person has and how it can be filled. The reader is brought to understand that poverty is much more than simply a lack of financial or material resources and that it takes much more than donations and handouts to solve the problem of poverty.

While this book exposes past and current development efforts that churches have engaged in which unintentionally undermine the people they're trying to help, its central point is to provide proven strategies that challenge Christians to help the poor empower themselves. Focusing on both North American and Majority World contexts, When Helping Hurts catalyzes the idea that sustainable change for people living in poverty comes not from the outside-in, but from the inside-out. 

Author Bio

Steve Corbett is the Community Development Specialist for the Chalmers Center at Covenant College and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Community Development at Covenant College.

Brian Fikkert is the Founder and Executive Director of the Chalmers Center at Covenant College, as well as a Professor of Economics and Community Development at Covenant College.

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    If you are involved in any kind of mission or ministry to people in need, you must read this book. Too often we hurt those we are trying to help. This books provides a biblical basis missions/ministry, and helps us to evaluate our attitudes and motives for helping.
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