Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions: Participant's Guide

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When Helping Hurts is a paradigm-forming contemporary classic on the subject of poverty alleviation and has sold over 225,000 copies. Now, this stand-alone resource applies the principles of "helping without hurting" specifically to short term missions.

Helping Without Hurting: Short Term Missions is aimed at the preparation and debriefing of short-term missionaries. It will take the fully-formed ideas of When Helping Hurts and apply them to short-term missions with theory,...

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Overview

When Helping Hurts is a paradigm-forming contemporary classic on the subject of poverty alleviation and has sold over 225,000 copies. Now, this stand-alone resource applies the principles of "helping without hurting" specifically to short term missions.

Helping Without Hurting: Short Term Missions is aimed at the preparation and debriefing of short-term missionaries. It will take the fully-formed ideas of When Helping Hurts and apply them to short-term missions with theory, application, examples, and reader interaction through questions and journaling. It will be an ideal resource for churches, Christian colleges, missions agencies, and missionaries to use in preparing people to serve in a short term capacity without hurting the poor they are trying to serve. With eight units, six of which are built around free, online video content, Helping Without Hurting: Short Term Missions Participants Guide is the ideal short-term missions team resource for training, discussion, application in the field, and reflection on the experience after returning.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802409928
  • Publisher: Moody Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/1/2014
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 1,306,879
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.75 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve Corbett is the Community Development Specialist for the Chalmers Center at Covenant College and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Community Development at Covenant College.

Brian Fikkert is the Founder and Executive Director of the Chalmers Center at Covenant College, as well as a Professor of Economics and Community Development at Covenant College.

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Table of Contents

Note: Video content will parallel these subjects. Videos will consist of interviews, teaching from HWH Seminars, and on-field footage where possible.

Part I:  Before You Go

Chapter 1:  Do No Harm

Chapter 2:  Repent? Who Me?

Chapter 3:  They are Not Helpless

Chapter 4:  The Kingdom is Upside Down

Chapter 5:  Being a Blessing on the Field

Part II:  While You Are There

Chapter 6:  Field Journal

Part III:  Now What?

Chapter 7:  Take Aways

Chapter 8:  What Will You Do Next?

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