A Powerful Warning for All Interested in Charity and Christian Service
What happens when Christian ministry and social justice lead to burnout, pride, or worse? Peter Greer knows firsthand how this can happen. Using stories from his own life and the lives of others in ministry, Greer shows everyone from CEOs to weekend volunteers how to protect themselves from the unseen hazards of doing good works and how to keep the flame of passionate ministry burning brightly. Includes end-of-chapter questions for personal reflection or group discussion.
Peter Greer (www.peterkgreer.com) is president and CEO of HOPE International, a global nonprofit focused on addressing both physical and spiritual poverty through microfinance. He has a master's degree in public policy from Harvard's Kennedy School. Peter speaks regularly to large audiences, including at conferences like Catalyst and Passion. Peter lives with his wife and three children in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Anna Haggard is the executive writing assistant at HOPE International. Anna is a graduate of Asbury University and lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.