When Helping Hurts

Finally, the book review for When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor and Yourself. This book was recommended to us by our good friend (and Westmont alum) Jed Medifend, head of the Christian Alliance for Orphans. It was a great recommendation and I’m very glad I read it. Full of zeal and … Read More

Racing, Rushing

It took a vacation to realize how fast I’ve been moving. And how much I push myself. There’s a time to wait on God, to listen. And there’s a time to get off your bootie, stop talking about what you are going to do, what you want to do, and get busy doing. What is … Read More

God-complexes and the poor

God complexes. I would say I don’t have one. Wouldn’t you? I mean, what kind of a person would you be if you admitted you have a god-complex?!  But I’m reading this interesting book, When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor … and Yourself. And I’ve been convicted. The book addresses how the … Read More