When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself - eBook
- Media Type▼▲
- Theological Tradition▼▲
- Guides & Workbooks▼▲
- Author / Artist▼▲
- Top Rated▼▲
CBDReader App for iPod/iPad/iPhone
Using your iPad, you can download the CBDReader App directly from Apple's App Store.
Open the App Store, type 'CBDReader' into the search bar and press 'Search'.
Click 'install' on the CBDReader app or click the name to view more details.
You will be prompted to enter your Apple ID Password.
When the app is finished downloading, the CBDReader icon will appear on your homescreen.
Log in with your CBD account and all the eBooks you've purchased on the Christianbook.com website will be automatically added to your device.
Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.
|Format: DRM Protected ePub|
Vendor: Moody Publishing
Publication Date: 2009
Availability: In Stock
A situation is assessed for whether relief, rehabilitation, or development is the best response to a situation. Efforts are characterized by an "asset based" approach rather than a "needs based" approach. Short term mission efforts are addressed and economic development strategies appropriate for North American and international contexts are presented, including microenterprise development.
DR. BRIAN FIKKERT is a Professor of Economics and the founder and Executive Director of the Chalmers Center for Economic Development at Covenant College. Dr. Fikkert earned a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University, specializing in international economics and economic development. He has been a consultant to the World Bank and is the author of numerous articles in both academic and popular journals. Prior to coming to Covenant College, he was a professor at the University of Maryland--College Park and a research fellow at the Center for Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector.
Frd1Detroit MIAge: Over 65Gender: male4 Stars Out Of 5Great read excellent infoMarch 14, 2012Frd1Detroit MIAge: Over 65Gender: maleI recommend this to any one that expects to go into the field as a Christian worker
LinzMoncton NBAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5RelationshipsOctober 5, 2011LinzMoncton NBAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Great resource for those wondering how to minister to the poor . I walked away with a new perspective of "the poor"
The nugget for me is - we all experience poverty. I concur with the book, poverty is caused by a broken relationship: with God, with self, with others and/or the enviroment in which we live.
It tells us the stages in which our efforts fall and makes suggestions to move the situation to the next level.
I have a hardcopy and now an e-book. I recommend this book for individual, community and global care ministries and 'book clubs' readers.
Other Customers Also Purchased
Glorious Mess: Encountering God's Relentless Grace for Imperfect People - eBookMike HowertonBaker Books / 2012 / ePub$9.69 Retail:
$14.99Save 35% ($5.30)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW23416EB
The When Helping Hurts Small Group Experience / New edition - eBookSteve Corbett, Brian FikkertMoody Publishers / 2014 / ePub$6.59 Retail:
$8.24Save 20% ($1.65)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW43719EB
Risk Is Right: Better to Lose Your Life Than to Waste It - eBookJohn Piper, David PlattCrossway Books & Bibles / 2013 / ePub$4.79 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
$5.99Save 20% ($1.20)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW36993EB
Find Related Products
- Church & Pastoral >> Church Leadership >> Outreach
- Download >> Church & Pastoral >> Church Leadership
- Download >> Theology
- Download >> eBooks >> Church & Pastoral >> Church Leadership
- Download >> eBooks >> Theology >> Ethics
- eBooks >> Church & Pastoral >> Church Leadership >> Outreach
- eBooks >> Theology >> Ethics
- Start A New Christianbook.com Search