Church Course: HELPING WITHOUT HURTING
Sunday Nights 24 July – 28 August 2016
How to alleviate poverty without hurting the poor… and yourself.
Good intentions are not enough; it is possible to hurt poor people in the very process of trying to help them. The goal of this course is to equip our church with a ministry framework that restores the poor to fulfilling their God-given callings and potential.
This is an interactive course that encourages participation through discussing the issue of poverty and discovering solutions to alleviate it for good. Each week there is a 20-minute video designed to teach, stimulate thought and bring application to engage the poor in our local communities and overseas.
Rethinking what we do
Six Weeks starting 24 July – 28 August
Lesson 1: Reconsidering the Meaning of Poverty
Lesson 2: Seeing God at Work
Lesson 3: Understanding Why Good Intentions Are Not Enough
Lesson 4: Joining God’s Work
Lesson 5: Fostering Change
Lesson 6: Moving Forward
Based on the book and small group study “When Helping Hurts” by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert, Moody Publishers. Kindle Edition