“…it’s possible to hurt the poor in the process of trying to help them. Good intentions are not enough.” – Brian Fikkert
Brian Fikkert, President of the Chalmers Center and co-Author of When Helping Hurts, shares how we in North America need to rethink our approach to missions. Even though we have good intentions, we can often end up causing harm as we try to help. What would missions look like if we trained churches how to help the materially poor to help themselves rather than trying to rescue them from their poverty?