With over 300,000 copies in print, "When Helping Hurts"is a paradigm-forming contemporary classic on the subject of poverty alleviation. This stand-alone resource applies the principles ofthat bookspecifically to short term missions.
"Helping Without Hurting: Short Term Missions" "Leader s Guide" is aimed at the preparation and debriefing of short-term missionaries. Accompanying "Helping Without Hurting: Short Term Missions Participants Guide," it is an ideal resource for church leaders, missions pastors, and youth pastors who make short-term missions planning decisions and desire to prevent inadvertent harm as they enter materially poor communities.
With direction fordesigning STMs well in light of the principles of "When Helping Hurt," ""practical examples from short-term trips to illustrate those principles, and suggested resources for further learning and implimentatin, this guide is an all-in-one manual for leaders. Plus, it shows the content of the participant s guide with annotation and teaching notes to guide leaders as they facilitate sessions with participants."