About / Brian Fikkert

Brian Fikkert

Dr. Brian Fikkert is a professor of Economics and Community Development and the founder and president of the Chalmers Center for Economic Development at Covenant College. He is co-author of the best-selling book When Helping Hurts as well as Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions, Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence, and From Dependence to Dignity: How to Alleviate Poverty Through Church-Centered Microfinance.

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Brian Fikkert

Why the “American Dream” isn’t the goal of poverty alleviation

Helping the poor without hurting them

Stories are powerful. The stories we believe—whether true or false—shape our entire lives, telling...

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