When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor…and Yourself by Steven Corbett and Brian Fikkert
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 … read more
“Love your neighbor as yourself.”
With this imperative, Jesus made compassion for others central to the Christian life. Being personally and deeply aware of the suffering of our neighbors (both near and abroad) requires deep listening and action. Hudson issues a challenge to pay attention all around us and to engage in the spiritual disciplines that enable us to see, hear, and respond to the living Christ in our midst.
In the dark period of apartheid in South Africa, the … read more