For the next six weeks, we will be covering this material produced by Lifechurch.tv and based on the book, When Helping Hurts: Alleviating Poverty Without Hurting the Poor. . .and Yourself by Brian Fikkert and Steve Corbett.
Here is the audio portion of the class. Sorry for the missing minutes.
The goal: Transformation
“The Goal of this series is to equip the North American church with a ministry framework that restores the poor to fulfilling their God-given callings & potential.”
Q: What is Poverty?
*List 5-10 words that come to mind when you think of poverty. Watch the video, then scroll down for points to ponder.
Brokenness in the 4 Relationships can lead to behaviors & circumstances that contribute to poverty.
- With God
- With Self
- With Others
- With Rest of Creation
Questions to ponder:
Q: How might thinking about this person’s poverty in terms of broken relationships change the way you interact with him/her?
Q: Are there NEW ways to show the love and healing work of Christ?