When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor... and Yourself
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Corbett, Steve Paperback

With more than 225,000 copies sold, "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...+

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With more than 225,000 copies sold, "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.


Publisher    MOODY PRESS
Format    Paperback
Language    English
Publication Date    02/01/2014
Abridged    No
Large Print    No
Pages    274
Width    5.9
Height    0.9
Length    8.8
Units    1
EAN    9780802409980
Author    Corbett, Steve
Author    Fikkert, Brian

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