Books

Deepen your understanding of poverty—and what to do about it.

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When Helping Hurts

Discover how to effectively help low-income people, moving beyond good intentions to lasting change.

When Helping Hurts
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Becoming Whole

Break free from the lie of the American Dream, and redefine “success” for you and the people you’re trying to help.

Becoming Whole
Practical Ministry Principles

A Field Guide to Becoming Whole

Discover a framework for lasting change—for yourself, and the people you seek to help.

A Field Guide to Becoming Whole
Small Group Study

When Helping Hurts: The Small Group Experience

Explore the principles of When Helping Hurts with your small group or Sunday school class.

When Helping Hurts: The Small Group Experience
Do Benevolence Better

Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence

Consider practical ways to apply the principles of When Helping Hurts when someone asks your church for financial help.

Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence
Reframe Short-Term Missions

Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions

Design and lead a short-term mission trip that avoids harming the materially poor – and leads to lasting change in team members' lives.

Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions
Transform Your Daily Habits

Practicing the King's Economy

Discover new ways to live out the Kingdom of God in your daily life at home, work, and church.

Practicing the King's Economy
Majority World Microfinance

From Dependence to Dignity

Learn about how local churches in the Majority World can alleviate poverty through church-centered microfinance.

From Dependence to Digniity