Created to Flourish: How Employment-Based Solutions Help Eradicate Poverty

By Peter Greer and Phil Smith

A compelling call to carry Christ’s love and mercy to families in poverty around the world

This eminently practical book by two leading experts on poverty alleviation offers a clear plan to help ordinary Christ-followers translate their compassion into thoughtful action.

Authors Peter Greer and Phil Smith draw on their personal experiences to discuss proven solutions for effectively alleviating poverty. Created to Flourish examines the pitfalls of traditional approaches and outlines a new model of economic development aimed at breaking the cycle of dependency.

Through discipleship-based savings groups and small loans, families in poverty are employing their God-given talents to provide for their families and serve their communities. With photographs showcasing the dignity of clients from around the HOPE International network, this book provides straightforward guidance for individuals and groups eager to carry God’s justice, mercy, and compassion throughout our world.

  • Hardcover: 245 pages
  • Publisher: HOPE International (February 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-9980539-7-4

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