Beyond Poverty (Paperback)

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Answering the Cry of the Poor in a Million Villages

The church is facing a strategic opportunity-85 percent of people living in extreme poverty around the world reside in villages. These villages are also home to the majority of the world's least reached people. The church has historically played an active role in wholistic ministry and alleviating global poverty with a goal of encouraging sustainable community development. However, while these outreaches may succeed in "helping without hurting," they still often focus on limited-scope projects that provide good solutions to a single community.

In Beyond Poverty, Terry Dalrymple calls us to move beyond sustainable projects in a single village to transformational movements that multiply change from village to village and sweep the countryside. Through multiple case studies based on the actual experiences of more than 900 organizations in 135 different countries, this book tells the story of a large and growing network of ministries around the world using the strategy of Community Health Evangelism to change the life of the poor forever. The principles in this book are not just a theory, but proven strategy.

The Church is uniquely positioned to accelerate poverty alleviation worldwide. This book will help you understand the fundamentals of catalyzing transformational movements that make disciples among the poor while lifting whole communities out of cycles of poverty and disease. This is our moment This is your opportunity to advance a global movement and answer the cry of the poor in a million villages.

About the Author

For more than two decades, Terry Dalrymple has championed the cause of the poorest of the poor. He has trained and mobilized workers around the world to initiate transformational ministries in villages and slums--ministries which make disciples, plant churches, and lift families and communities out of cycles of poverty and disease. Terry's strategy, Community Health Evangelism (CHE), is currently being used by Christian ministries and denominations in 136 countries. Through his global network, he is guiding the expansion of a growing movement aimed at establishing wholistic ministries in a million villages and bringing the truth and transforming power of the gospel to the people who make their homes there. Terry was the founder, and is now the coordinator, of the Global CHE Network ( He was a cofounder, and is now the vice president, of the Alliance for Transformational Ministry. In addition, he serves as a catalyst for Transform World's Poverty Challenge and as an instructor at the Geneva Institute for Leadership and Public Policy at the United Nations.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781645083177
ISBN-10: 1645083179
Publisher: William Carey Publishing
Publication Date: May 4th, 2021
Pages: 158
Language: English