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Good intentions are not enough. When Helping Hurts offers a different framework for thinking about poverty and its alleviation. Rather than simply defining it as a lack of material things, the book addresses the roots of the issue: broken relationships with God, self, others, and the rest of creation. Join together as a class to explore how to help the poor without hurting them. Utilize with free, online video lessons set both in Africa and the United States. 6 Units.
Number of Pages: 96
Vendor: Moody Publishers
Publication Date: 2014
|Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.5 X .25 (inches)|
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When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and YourselfSteve Corbett, Brian FikkertMoody Publishers / 2013 / Trade Paperback$11.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions, Participant's GuideSteve Corbett, Brian FikkertMoody Publishers / 2013 / Trade Paperback$9.99 Retail:
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When Helping Hurts is a paradigm-forming contemporary classic on the subject of poverty alleviation and has over 300,000 copies in print. Now there is a stand-alone resource to introduce this paradigm in an accessible way. Rather than simply looking at economics, it looks at the poverty of relationships between man and God, man and man, man and creation, and man and self. Utilizing free, online video lessons set both in Africa and the United States, the Small Group Experience is the ideal resource for small groups, Sunday school classes, parachurch and non-profit ministries, ministry training, and even individuals.
In six lessons, the concepts of When Helping Hurts are brought to the reader in a format that is perfect for training, discussion, and application. It is an ideal introduction to life-changing ideas and offers the perfect context for engagement. The videos provide expert instruction, and the Small Group Experience provides questions and prompts for conversation, deeper learning, and taking action.
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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