Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Wasted Charity; Why the 'compassion industry' is not helping the poor.

(Hat tip: KimR) - Robert Lupton's book is ruffling some feathers. In Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help (And How to Reverse It) (HarperOne), the 40-year veteran urban minister "takes the gloves off" and argues that much of Americans' charitable giving "is either wasted or actually harms the people it is targeted to help. Read more at Christianity Today


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