Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence

When someone asks your church for financial help, how should you respond? Apply the principles of When Helping Hurts in your church with this practical guidebook for mercy ministry. Learn how you can offer more than just money to people who are poor, fostering long-term transformation in their lives—and in yours.

Ideal for:

  • Church staff, deacons, or volunteers working with low-income people

What’s inside:

  • Sample forms designed to help your church develop effective benevolence policies
  • Practical tools for mobilizing church volunteers
  • Scenarios and stories to train church members how to respond to requests

Moody Publishers
Barnes & Noble

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“Brian and Steve have once again put together a tremendous resource for churches and the body of Christ in this book! As churches, we all struggle with how to best come alongside people with significant needs inside and outside our church. They have given us a very practical step-by-step process to do this well. . . . This is a must read for any church that is helping those in need, which means every church!”

– Pastor Chip SweneyDivision Director of Next Gen and Community Transformation at Perimeter Church