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Helping Without Hurting Seminar

Providence Baptist Church is hosting a one day seminar on how we can help the poor without hurting. You will hear teaching on biblical, responsible, poverty alleviation from Dr. Brian Fikkert who wrote, When Helping Hurts, which our church has used as a resource for our missions and outreach endeavors.

REGISTER ONLINE - SATURDAY, JAN 26, 9AM-4:30PM

Helping Without Hurting Seminars from The Chalmers Center on Vimeo.

Morning Session

  • The definition of poverty
  • The role of the church
  • The central role of repentance
  • Relief, rehabilitation and development
  • Asset-based and participatory approaches
  • The role of short-term missions

Afternoon Session

This session is designed to help churches and ministries to begin to use the Asset-based Development system at home and abroad. Topics include:

  • Understanding the process of asset-based development
  • Working with individuals, households and communities
  • The proper role of community outsiders
  • Plans for getting started

Presented by The Chalmers Center for Economic Development