The Church and the Concept of Poverty. By Steve Corbett And Brian Fikkert Co-authors of when Helping hurts: How to alleviate poverty without hurting the poor…and yourself Wednesday, September 23, 2009 www.whenhelpinghurts.org www.chalmers.org. I John 3:17-18.
when Helping hurts: How to alleviate poverty without hurting the poor…and yourself
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him? Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth.
More money is desperately needed, but the issues are:
--How should it be used?
--When should it be used?
FCS Urban Ministries in Atlanta Founded by Bob Lupton
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Christian Economic Development Institute in Ivory Coast, West Africa
November 30-December 4, 2009
-Training 100-150 pastors/denominational leaders
-Training them to implement holistic/church-centered microfinance and microenterprise development
-Content is Chapter 1-6 plus the “how-tos” of Chapter 9
-Training of Trainers: Global Fellowship of Trainers.
-Total Cost is $65,000. We’ve raised $50,000
If everyone on the air today would give just $25 and check the “Maclellan Matching Grant” box on the DONATE portion of our website, we could raise the remaining $15,000 we need to put on this training event.
Distinguishing Amongst Relief, Rehabilitation, and Development
Wednesday, October 7, 2009