Master your Minecraft
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    What I'm Giving | November 28, 2014

    Eleanor Catton: IMG Eleanor Catton: What I'm Giving



    At Powell's, we feel the holidays are the perfect time to share our love of books with those close to us. For this special blog series, we reached... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$10.99
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
25 Local Warehouse Christianity- Social Issues
2 Remote Warehouse Christianity- Social Issues

This title in other editions

When Helping Hurts: The Small Group Experience: [Online Videos Included]

by

When Helping Hurts: The Small Group Experience: [Online Videos Included] Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

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. 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, an ideal training resource for small groups, Sunday school classes, and parachurch and nonprofit ministries, utilizes free online video lessons to unpack the basic principles of poverty alleviation in an accessible way. 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.

About the Author

STEVE CORBETT is the Community Development Specialist for the Chalmers Center for Economic Development and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Community Development at Covenant College. Previously, Steve worked for Food for the Hungry International as the Regional Director for Central And South America and as Director of Staff Training. Steve has a B.A. from covenant College and a M.Ed. in Adult Education from the University of Georgia.
BRIAN FIKKERT is an Associate Professor of Economics at Covenant College and the Founder and Executive Director of the Chalmers Center for Economic Development at Covenant College. Brian received a Ph.D. in Economics with highest honors from Yale University, and a B.A. in Mathematics from Dordt College.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Called To More

Unit 2: God at Work

Unit 3: Good Intentions are Not Enough

Unit 4: Joining God's Work

Unit 5: Fostering Change

Unit 6: Getting Started

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802411563
Author:
Corbett, Steve
Publisher:
Moody Publishers
Author:
Fik
Author:
kert, Brian
Author:
Fikkert, Brian
Subject:
Christianity-Social Issues
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20140231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 0.25 in 0.25 lb

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Sociology » Poverty
Religion » Christianity » Christian Life » Social Issues

When Helping Hurts: The Small Group Experience: [Online Videos Included] New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$10.99 In Stock
Product details 96 pages Moody Publishers - English 9780802411563 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,

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. 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, an ideal training resource for small groups, Sunday school classes, and parachurch and nonprofit ministries, utilizes free online video lessons to unpack the basic principles of poverty alleviation in an accessible way. 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.

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.