When Helping Hurts: The Small Group Experience: An Online Video-Based Study on Alleviating Poverty

Moody Publishers - Used book in Good Condition. Good intentions are not enough. When helping hurts offers a different framework for thinking about poverty and its alleviation. Online videos included. Join together as a class or small group to explore how to help the poor without hurting them. The small group experience, and parachurch and nonprofit ministries, an ideal training resource for small groups, Sunday school classes, utilizes free online video lessons to unpack the basic principles of poverty alleviation in an accessible way.

And abroad, each of the six lessons includes discussion questions, application exercises, and materials for further learning. Join the many ministries and churches that are already implementing these ideas, transforming their culture of poverty alleviation, and moving toward helping the poor without hurting them.

When Helping Hurts: The Small Group Experience: An Online Video-Based Study on Alleviating Poverty - Rather than simply defining it as a lack of material things, self, the book addresses the roots of the issue: broken relationships with God, others, and the rest of creation. Filmed in the U. S.





When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself

Moody Publishers - With more than 300, 000 copies in print, When Helping Hurts is a paradigm-forming contemporary classic on the subject of poverty alleviation. Poverty is much more than simply a lack of material resources, and it takes much more than donations and handouts to solve it. Focusing on both north american and majority world contexts, When Helping Hurts provides proven strategies for effective poverty alleviation, catalyzing the idea that sustainable change comes not from the outside in, but from the inside out.

When Helping Hurts. But it looks ahead. It encourages us to see the dignity in everyone, to empower the materially poor, and to know that we are all uniquely needy—and that God in the gospel is reconciling all things to himself. When helping hurts shows how some alleviation efforts, failing to consider the complexities of poverty, have actually and unintentionally done more harm than good.





Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence: A Practical Guide to Walking with Low-Income People

Moody Publishers - Because poverty is complex, however, helping low-income people often requires going beyond meeting their material needs to holistically addressing the roots of their poverty. But on a practical level, deacons, a guidebook for church staff, how do you move forward in walking with someone who approaches your church for financial help? From the authors of When Helping Hurts comes Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence, or volunteers who work with low-income people.

Short and to the point, forms, like:how to structure and focus your benevolence workhow to respond to immediate needs while pursuing long-term solutionsHow to mobilize your church to walk with low-income peopleWith practical stories, this tool provides foundational principles for poverty alleviation and then addresses practical matters, and tools for churches to use,  Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence is an all-in-one guide for church leaders and laypeople who want to help the poor in ways that lead to lasting change.

Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence: A Practical Guide to Walking with Low-Income People - . When a low-income person asks your church for help, what do you do next?God is extraordinarily generous, and our churches should be, too. When Helping Hurts.





Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions: Leader's Guide

Moody Publishers - Accompanying helping without hurting: short term missions Participants’ Guide, missions pastors, it is an ideal resource for church leaders, and youth pastors who make short-term missions planning decisions and desire to prevent inadvertent harm as they enter materially poor communities. Plus, it shows the content of the participant’s guide with annotation and teaching notes to guide leaders as they facilitate sessions with participants.

When Helping Hurts. This stand-alone resource applies the principles of that book specifically to short term missions. Helping without hurting: short Term MissionsLeader’s Guide is aimed at the preparation and debriefing of short-term missionaries. With direction for designing stms well in light of the principles of When Helping Hurt, and suggested resources for further learning and implimentatin,  practical examples from short-term trips to illustrate those principles, this guide is an all-in-one manual for leaders.

Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions: Leader's Guide - With over 300, 000 copies in print, When Helping Hurts is a paradigm-forming contemporary classic on the subject of poverty alleviation.





Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions: Participant's Guide

Moody Publishers - To do this, it provides practical examples and guidelines for team members, and it creates interaction and reflection opportunities through questions and journaling. With eight units, six of which are built around free online video content, this book equips teams to avoid harming materially poor communities and to translate their experience into lasting and mutual engagement with missions and poverty alleviation.

. When Helping Hurts. In conjunction with the separately available Leader’s Guide, mission agencies, it is an ideal resource for churches, Christian colleges, and missionaries. When helping hurts is a paradigm-forming contemporary classic on the subject of poverty alleviation with over 300, 000 copies in print.

Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions: Participant's Guide - This stand-alone resource applies the principles of  that book specifically to short-term missions. Helping without hurting in short-term missions: Participant’s Guide aims to train and debrief team members, preparing them to do short-term missions as effectively as possible.





Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, And How to Reverse It

HarperOne - Now, richard stearns’s the hole in our gospel, and gregory boyle’s tattoos on the Heart, his groundbreaking Toxic Charity shows us how to start serving needy and impoverished members of our communities in a way that will lead to lasting, in the vein of Jeffrey Sachs’s The End of Poverty, real-world change.

Toxic charity provides proven new models for charitable groups who want to help—not sabotage—those whom they desire to serve. Lupton, the founder of fcs urban ministries focused community Strategies in Atlanta, the voice of the Urban Perspectives newsletter, Justice and the Christian Life, and the author of Compassion, has been at the forefront of urban ministry activism for forty years.

Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, And How to Reverse It - HarperOne. Veteran urban activist robert Lupton reveals the shockingly toxic effects that modern charity has upon the very people meant to benefit from it. When Helping Hurts.





Becoming Whole: Why the Opposite of Poverty Isn't the American Dream

Moody Publishers - Exposing the misconceptions of both western Civilization and the Western church about the nature of God, and the world, human beings, they redefine success and offer new ways of achieving that success. Families and communities are increasingly fragmented, loneliness is skyrocketing, and physical and mental health are on the decline.

Our unprecedented wealth doesn’t seem to be doing us much good. Yet, when we try to help poor people at home or abroad, our implicit assumption is that the goal is to help them to become like us. Used book in Good Condition. Through biblical insights, they show you how the good news of the kingdom of God reshapes our lives and our poverty alleviation ministries, and practical experience, scientific research, moving everybody involved towards wholeness.

Becoming Whole: Why the Opposite of Poverty Isn't the American Dream - When Helping Hurts. Kapic look at the true sources of brokenness and poverty and uncover the surprising pathways to human flourishing, for poor and non-poor alike. HarperOne. If they would just do things our way, they’d be fine!" But even when they seem to pursue our path, they too find that the American Dream doesn’t work for them.

Western civilization is wealthier, but it isn’t happier. We are the richest people ever to walk the face of the earth, but according to research, we aren’t becoming happier.





Practicing the King's Economy: Honoring Jesus in How We Work, Earn, Spend, Save, and Give

Baker Books - More and more, churches and individual christians are looking for ways to practice economic discipleship, but it's hard to make progress when we are blind to our own entanglement in our culture's idolatrous economic beliefs and practices. HarperOne. Practicing the king's economy cuts through much confusion and invites Christians to take their place within the biblical story of the "King Jesus Economy.

Through eye-opening true stories of economic discipleship in action, invest, the authors offer practical ways for God's people to earn, and with a solid exploration of six key biblical themes, share, save, compensate, spend, and give in ways that embody God's love and provision for the world. Foreword by Christopher J.

Practicing the King's Economy: Honoring Jesus in How We Work, Earn, Spend, Save, and Give - When Helping Hurts. Used book in Good Condition. H. Wright. The church in the West is rediscovering the fact that God cares deeply for the poor.





Charity Detox: What Charity Would Look Like If We Cared About Results

HarperOne - Drawing on his many decades of experience, Lupton outlines how to structure programs that actually improve the quality of life of the poor and disenfranchised. The veteran urban activist and author of the revolutionary Toxic Charity returns with a headline-making book that offers proven, results-oriented ideas for transforming our system of giving.

In toxic charity, Robert D. But what would charity look like if we, instead, measured it by its ability to alleviate poverty and needs?That is the question at the heart of Charity Detox. At the forefront of this burgeoning yet ineffective compassion industry are American churches, which spend billions on dependency-producing programs, including food pantries.

Charity Detox: What Charity Would Look Like If We Cared About Results - He introduces many strategies that are revolutionizing what we do with our charity dollars, and offers numerous examples of organizations that have successfully adopted these groundbreaking new models. Used book in Good Condition. When Helping Hurts. HarperOne. Lupton revealed the truth about modern charity programs meant to help the poor and disenfranchised.

Harperone. Only by redirecting our strategies and becoming committed to results, he argues, can charity enterprises truly become as transformative as our ideals. While charity makes donors feel better, he argued, it often hurts those it seeks to help.





Helping Without Hurting Seminar

- When Helping Hurts. Show the series in your church and equip your congregation to help the materially poor without hurting them. Used book in Good Condition. Now, bring the ideas of when helping Hurts to your church with a video of the Chalmers Helping Without Hurting Seminar. Hosted by Dr. When helping hurts has already shaped the way over 325, 000 people think about poverty alleviation, equipping them to empower the poor in ways that lead to lasting change.

Harperone. HarperOne. The helping without Hurting Seminar Good intentions are not enough. Brian fikkert and filmed in partnership with Life. Church, the four-part video series is a powerful tool to train your leadership team, volunteers, and broader congregation to effectively alleviate poverty.