Summary - 3e McKinney

Summary of Training Tools
Engage and Equip Volunteers
When Helping Hurts: The Small Group Experience (Chalmers Center)
Explore the principles of When Helping Hurts with your small group or
Sunday school class.
What Every Church Member Should Know About Poverty (Bible study/small group)
Examine stories that help illustrate the way people from poverty view middle-class
churches, and how to change those perceptions. Explore solutions and tactics regarding some of the special considerations that can be afforded the disadvantaged.
Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities
(Study Guide, 1 day or 1/2 day workshop)
Gain a deeper understanding of the challenges -- and strengths -- of people from poverty to partner with them and create opportunities for success.
Empower the Poor and Under Resourced
(Investigation tools by people working in groups with a trained facilitator)
Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin' By World (Aha! Process)
Investigate a step by step discovery of yourself like no other -- not just how you got
where you are now, but what comes next to build the life you want. Explore how to
develop relationships with people who will support you all along the way.
Faith and Finances (Chalmers Center)
Train the materially poor in practical money management skills and unpack how our
money is part of God's work in the world.