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
Policy

Develop effective benevolence policies for your church

Tools

Discover practical tools for mobilizing church volunteers

Train your volunteers

Train church members how to respond to requests

When someone asks your church for financial help, how should you respond?

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.

Praise for Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence

Jeff Galley

“Backed by practical experience and thorough research, Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert show us that it is possible to not only meet an immediate need but also lead people to lasting change.”

Jeff Galley
Central Group Leader for LifeGroups and Missions at LifeChurch.tv

Randy Nabors

“This work helps churches learn how to show mercy with wisdom, and how to walk with people into empowering growth and healing so they can participate in their own development.”

Randy Nabors
Pastor Emeritus of New City Fellowship in Chattanooga, TN
Author of Merciful

Marcia Trani

“Corbett and Fikkert give excellent guidance through training scenarios and questions, tools, and downloadable forms for churches to 'start small, start fast, and succeed.'”

Marcia Trani
Director of Compassion Ministries
Rolling Hills Covenant Church

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Tool #1: Benevolence Philosophy and Policies

Use this tool to develop your church's approach to benevolence.

Tool #1: Benevolence Philosophy and Policies Questions

Tool #2: Intake Form

Use this template to create your church's benevolence process.

Tool #2: Benevolence Intake Form

Tool #3: Action Plan

Use this template to help people experience lasting change in their lives.

Tool #3: Action Plan

Tool #4: Community Resource Directory

Use this template to create your own list of community service organizations and resources.

Tool #4: Community Resource Directory

Equipping Allies

Use this free facilitator's guide to train ministry volunteers.

Equipping Allies

Establishing a Church-Based Welfare-to-Work Mentoring Ministry

A practical how-to manual from Dr. Amy Sherman.

Establishing a Church-Based Welfare to Work Ministry