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Books we are reading

Fathers – A Light but Good Read

“A Man of Honor — Inspiration and Wisdom to Celebrate Fatherhood” is a good read for all you fathers out there.  It’s filled with lots of quotes, bible verses and stories about parenting and fatherhood.  There is a lot that …

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September Newsletter Released

SEPTEMBER 2011 NEWSLETTER (CLICK HERE)

Our September 2011 Newsletter is available for download (Just click the link above!). You can see what all has been happening with us since our last official update in June.  Also, please note …

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When Helping Hurts: Chapter 6

This chapter expands and goes into great detail about the participation level of the community that is being served in the process of determining and implementing a strategy for poverty alleviation.  The authors provide a continuum where they show the …

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Another Book We Recommend

I (Joel) recently finished a book that I would recommend for you to read, if you haven’t already.  The book is “Too Busy Not To Pray” by Bill Hybels.  This is a very popular book which many have read; I …

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When Helping Hurts: Review of Chapter 5-Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor & Their Assets


In Chapter 4, we discussed the 3 different ways to approach poverty alleviation. To re-visit, those different approaches are Relief, Rehabilitation or Development. Chapter 5 talks about what to do AFTER you decide which approach is needed in …

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Chapter 4 – When Helping Hurts

Sorry it has been a little while since we have posted an update on our book that we are reading.  We had read this chapter a little while ago but just have been so busy with travel and all that …

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When Helping Hurts-Chapter 3

This is my first time posting on our book that we are reading together.  This is for a couple of reasons.  Partly, because it was Kim’s idea to post on the book and share with our blog community.  For the …

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When Helping Hurts-Thoughts on Chapter 2: What’s the Problem?

The 1st part of Chapter 2 starts with asking the question: What is poverty? In the 90’s, the World Bank asked this question to the poor themselves to try to get a better understanding of poverty. Those results, FYI, were …

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WHEN HELPING HURTS: Thoughts on Chapter 1

…WHY WAS ISRAEL SENT INTO CAPTIVITY?…
It seemed like a pretty easy question when I first read it. All of us probably read or heard as a kid about how the Israelites worshipped idols and that is why they were …

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