When Helping Hurts: The Small Group Experience

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Moody Publishers, 2014 - Religion - 92 pages

When Helping Hurts is a paradigm-forming contemporary classic on the subject of poverty alleviation and has sold over 225,000 copies. 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.

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User Review  - mreed61 - LibraryThing

The thing that is helpful to me about this book so far is that this is what I do - help the homeless and poor. It's one thing to give a man a fish to eat for a day. It's another thing to teach a man ... Read full review

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Well, i had just written a thorough review but my computer crashed and completely lost it just seconds before saving it, so .... I will just tell you that this is a very good book!! Recommended to ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

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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