Join us for a 4-week virtual book discussion! We will be reading a VH favorite, Toxic Charity by Robert Lupton. You are invited to spend some time continuing to equip yourself to love your neighbor well alongside of others who share that desire. Sign up here and we will follow up via email with further details.
This group will meet virutally on Thursday evenings from 7 pm-8:30 pm, beginning on September 24th and ending on October 15th.
About the book:
Public service is a way of life for Americans;giving is a part of our national character. But compassionate instincts and generous spirits aren't enough, says veteran urban activist Robert D. Lupton. In this groundbreaking guide, he reveals the disturbing ruth about charity: all too much of it has become toxic, devastating to the very people it's meant to help...
In Toxic Charity, Lupton urges individuals, churches, and organizations to step away form these spontaenous, often destructive acts of compassion toward thoughtful paths to community development. He delivers proven strategies for moving from toxic charity to transformative charity...
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