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Helping when it hurts

a practical guide to helping relationships

by Robert L. Hunter

  • 284 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Fortress Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Helping behavior -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Pastoral psychology.,
  • Peer counseling in the church.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 79-80.

    StatementRobert L. Hunter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4012.2 .H835 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. ;
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2552442M
    ISBN 100800618793
    LC Control Number85047738
    OCLC/WorldCa12237966

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      When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor and Yourself by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert is the best book I’ve read on ministering to the poor. Corbett and Fikkert both teach at Covenant College and work with the Chalmers Center for Economic Development. When Helping Hurts wonderfully combines heavy-duty thinking with practical tools. I appreciate their zeal to root all strategies in the institution God has ordained to bring about His goals. No donor should invest another dollar in any kind of relief effort before digesting the last page of this important book.

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When Helping Hurts articulates a biblically based framework concerning the root causes of poverty and its alleviation. A path forward is found, not through providing resources to the poor, but by walking with them in humble by:   Helping When It Hurts Paperback – Febru by Robert Hunter (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Kindle $ Read with Our Free AppAuthor: Robert Hunter. When Helping Hurts is a great book that launches a lifestyle of humility and empowerment in caring for the poor.

This book exposes the harm of God-complexes in Christians—specifically North American Christians—and calls for the reconciliation of all people to God, to /5. It is a book to buy for yourself, or to buy for a member of your church or friend.

For anyone who is hurting, this book will give hope, not just for life beyond the suffering, but for life in the suffering. Each chapter contains a biblical reflection, with questions and prayers, and a /5().

Helping When It Hurts 1st Ed edition by Robert L. Hunter Published September 5, by Augsburg Fortress :   In "When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor and Yourself" authors Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert have provided a helpful guide for churches and individual Christians to think about the best ways to love the poor in ways that help both parties/5().

When Helping Hurts provides meaningful exercises and encourages one to reflect when contemplating how best to provide meaningful relief aid. It is well written and concise. It is written from a Christian perspective any ministerial or helping professional will find it s: When Helping Hurts: Alleviating Poverty Without Hurting the Poor and Yourself is a non-fiction book by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert.

The book was first published on J through Moody Publishers and explores and dissects common perceptions on poverty and the means to relieve it, from a Christian perspective. InMoody published a revised, second edition.

By JuneWhen. WHEN IT HURTS. Don't you give up on life. Help someone. Lift someone up when they are down. Be someones strength when they are weak. We all struggle. Keep fighting forward. Make your mark in this Author: Motiversity. DOWNLOAD READ ONLINE. EBOOK SYNOPSIS: With more thancopies 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. In When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor and Yourself, the authors Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert share powerful principles and real-life examples of how and why some poverty alleviation strategies do more harm.

When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor and Yourself by. Steve Corbett, Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence: A Practical Guide to Walking with Low-Income People by/5(). Years ago, Brian Fikkert — who co-authored the book When Helping Hurts — went to Uganda to serve a church community, but he suspects he may have hurt them more than he helped.

“The image that stays in my mind is the face of the pastor,” Brian says. “Here’s this guy who’s pastoring this church, day-in, day-out, in the slum. With more thancopies 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 /5(41).

WHEN HELPING HURTS 12 3. In what ways do you suffer from a “god-complex,” the belief that you are su - perior to others and are well-positioned to determine what is best for them.

If you have this problem, what specific steps can you take to change this. What really motivates you to want to help. Intwo prominent economists wrote an investigative book called When Helping Hurts.

The book’s primary goal is to educate the church and its missionaries how to effectively alleviate poverty for the long-term. The authors divided all non-profit services into one of these three groups.

Beyond helping those in need, it is also the call of every Christian to act responsibly and wisely, while yet being 'innocent as doves'. In a world of increasing violence and hunger this book is quite timely and will help churches be more effective in both helping the poor ad spreading the gospel.

When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty. Bestseller When Helping Hurts has changed the way thousands of church and ministry leaders approach poverty.

Designed to equip you to begin effectively helping low-income people, When Helping Hurts articulates a biblical framework for poverty alleviation. Learn how to walk with the materially poor in humble relationships instead of just providing them temporary handouts. Ideal for: Pastors. Published on An interview with Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert, of the Chalmers Center, about their new book, "When Helping Hurts: How.

When Helping Hurts by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert is a comprehensive guide on effective approaches to missions and poverty alleviation. It is a must read for present and future missionaries and BAM practitioners hoping to fight poverty.

Corbett and Fikkert are both part of the Chalmers Center for Economic Development at Covenant College, USA. The following is a book review of When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor and Yourself by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert Conservative Christians are often (and perhaps rightly) accused of being hypocritical when it comes to their attitudes toward the poor.When Helping Hurts provides foundational concepts, clearly articulated general principles and relevant applications.

The result is an effective and holistic ministry to the poor, not a truncated gospel. © Brian Fikkert & Steve Corbett (P) More from the same.When Helping Hurts – Summary Notes How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor and Yourself By Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert Part 1: Foundational Concepts for Helping Without Hurting: Why Did Jesus Come to Earth?

He came to declare the good news to the poor - in word & deed. And the church needs to do the same.