5) Fikkert & Kapic (and Chalmers) Release New Book, "Becoming Whole"

From the author of, “When Helping Hurts,” comes a new book, “Becoming Whole.” Learn more at…

 

https://www.amazon.com/Becoming-Whole-Opposite-Poverty-American-ebook/dp/B07G2WLLJY

 

Perhaps it would make more sense if we included this snippet: “We keep trying to live out the story of Western civilization, even though it doesn’t fit who we are as human beings. And we keep asking poor people to join us in the story, giving them roles to play that don’t fit them either… We need a better story, one that fits who we a really are as human beings…

 

“You see, the story of poverty alleviation shouldn’t be to turn Uganda into the United States or the inner cities in the suburbs, for all of these places are fundamentally broken. Rather, the right story calls for all these places to become more like the New Jerusalem. That’s God’s story. It’s the only story that is actually true, the only story in which we can actually play the roles for which we’ve been created. It’s the only story that actually works.

 

“That’s what this book is all about; helping us to change the story of our lives in general and of our poverty alleviation efforts in particular.” You can actually download an entire chapter for free at…

 

becomingwholebook.com

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