When Helping Hurts
By God’s grace, When Helping Hurts and other writing projects from the Chalmers Center are encouraging churches to retool their poverty alleviation approaches.
When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself
Discover how to effectively help low-income people, moving beyond good intentions to lasting change.
Also available in Spanish
Cuando Ayudar Hace Daño: Cómo aliviar la pobreza, sin hacer daño al necesitado ni a uno mismo
Descubra cómo ayudar de forma efectiva a las personas de bajos recursos que va más allá de las buenas intenciones y hacia un cambio duradero.
When Helping Hurts: The Small Group Experience
Explore the principles of When Helping Hurts with your small group or Sunday school class.
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.
The Helping Without Hurting® Seminar DVD
Explore the insights of When Helping Hurts by gathering your church to work through the Helping Without Hurting® Seminar DVD.
Helping Without Hurting® in Short-Term Missions: Leader's Guide
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: Participant's Guide
Prepare team members to engage in STMs healthily and to steward their experience well.
From Dependence to Dignity
Learn about how local churches in the Majority World can alleviate poverty through church-centered microfinance.
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