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- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (110 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #921,386 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This is a powerful book that I would highly recommend to anyone interested in helping others.
This is a great book and it reveals a lot of ways that we can be doing more harm than good if we are not careful how we give help to those in need.
I'm a pastor and our staff and church have used many of the principles in this book to shape our strategies for future mission and community work.
Everyone who volunteers or donates to charity should read this book. Which means, just about everyone should read this book. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Jeff
Great Books - I really learned many things- this book helped transformed my life. I enjoyed this book very much.Published 1 month ago by T. Osei
I enjoy everything about the book and wish I had read it before arriving in Africa as a missionary. It would have saved me alot of rescue attempts involving money that left me... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kevin Reece
Corbett and Fikkert drive home the points we often overlook in serving others. Missions that deliver the wrong type of assistance often exacerbate the problems the participants... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Carl R. Peterson
I bought this book because I'm doing mission work in the Dominican Republic and thought this book might give me some guidance. Read morePublished 4 months ago by fwa
This book really makes you think about helping in a new way. With the continuing cycle of poverty in our world it is relevant, timely and frankly something we should all read.Published 7 months ago by deanann Vanderslice
Steven Corbett is the community development specialist for the Chalmers Center for Economic Development, and an assistant professor in the department of economics and community... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Paul & Miranda
A careful study of why efforts to help people in poverty has failed so much of the time. The lessons need to be learned not only by churhes who try to assist impoverished people,... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Wiliam Pickard
This is a powerful book that I would highly recommend to anyone interested in helping others. Brian Fikkert writes in compelling and easy to understand script. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Doreen Hoff