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Helping Without Hurting in International Orphan Care

Helping Without Hurting in International Orphan Care Economic Strengthening for Households in a Family-Based Care Model Register Now Address the broken relationships at the root of material poverty Discover proven economic strengthening tools for families. Practice new ideas through collaborative learning and real-world case studies. Traditional models of orphan care are not sustainable. We are…

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Helping Orphans Without Hurting: Video and NEW Online Course

We recently hosted a webinar to talk about how strengthening families through savings and other financial services can address the material poverty at the root of most family separation. Watch a recording below: This conversation is the latest in a series of posts on the topic of learning how to provide better care for orphans…

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Free Webinar: Helping International Orphans Without Hurting

Caring for orphans and vulnerable children is a foundational way the church expresses Christ’s love to the world (James 1:27). How we seek to help them makes a world of difference. Empowering families through household economic development can help us do this well over the long haul, strengthening families, churches, and communities to address the…

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Ministry at Scale Podcast

Innovating the Kingdom

How can we shift our approach to helping people in poverty from giving people stuff to addressing broken relationships? 

Tabitha Kapic, Director of Innovation at the Chalmers Center, recently appeared on the Ministry at Scale podcast to talk about how ministries and nonprofits can use innovation best practices to address the root causes of poverty.

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Bending Your Hiring toward the Poor

Bending Your Hiring toward the Poor

Connecting people with good work is a crucial component of any long-term, sustainable poverty alleviation strategy. Imagine: what would be possible if you were in a position to offer good jobs to people? If you own a business or influence hiring decisions at your job, you may be able to do just that.

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Share Your Innovate Story

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Innovate Scholarship Application

Innovate Scholarship Application Deadline for applications: August 18, 2022 Want to love your community better?To help make Innovate financially accessible to churches and nonprofits of all sizes we have a limited number of scholarships available.These scholarships are made possible through the generosity of like-minded Christians who want to see more people equipped to help solve…

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Why Talk About Work?

Why Talk About Work?

Work is good. It is the most effective way to provide for our material needs, but also provides ways for us to interact with the world around us and contribute to our community. How can we creatively shift our ministries to help people discover their God-given capacity for meaningful work?

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Fostering Change

Fostering Change

Adapted from Chalmers online training Helping without Hurting in Benevolence Ministry. The ultimate goal of poverty alleviation and development is the restoration of people to all that God has created them to be—priests and rulers who proclaim His glory to the world and call others to worship Him. A nearer-term goal is change. We long…

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Partnerships Re-Purpose Space and Re-Ignite Hope

Connecting with Local Resources: Church and Parachurch Partnership

The church is called to address the social, spiritual, and physical needs of the poor—but that call is not only for the church. Parachurch organizations, nonprofits, and even businesses and government agencies can all be part of someone’s journey out of material poverty. How can these organizations work well together?

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The Church, the Parachurch, and Poverty Alleviation

The Church, the Parachurch, and Poverty Alleviation

One way that the church’s responsibility to care for the poor is carried out in complex modern societies is through a wide range of parachurch ministries. While the parachurch should never undertake tasks that are exclusively given to the church, there is much that these ministries can do very effectively to care for the materially poor.

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Why Good Intentions Aren't Enough

Why Good Intentions Aren’t Enough

How we diagnose the problem of poverty directly impacts how we will seek to address it. If we treat only the symptoms or if we misdiagnose the underlying problem, we will not improve the situation—and we might actually make the lives of the materially poor worse in the long run.

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Helping Without Hurting in Africa Completion Certificate

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