3371 Chattanooga Valley Road Flintstone GA 30725 706.820.2833

3371 Chattanooga Valley Road Flintstone GA 30725 706.820.2833

Monday, August 17, 2009

Read This

Sometimes helping the poor can be painful. You might find yourself sacrificing time, money, or other resources. It can be a draining experience or one that does not turn out quite how you might have expected. ...But did you ever wonder just what this help has done for those on the receiving end of all your efforts? What if what you have been working so hard at has actually done more harm than good? A frightening thought.

Steve Corbett and Dr. Brian Fikkert have written a book that attempts to enlighten the reader (and church, group, or organization) on this very subject. For more information, go to the Chalmers center website. The book is also available at Amazon.com.

Friday, August 7, 2009

Jobs & Debt

Here at Hope, we have been working on a Financial Literacy Course based on the work of Larry Burkett as well as Jerrold Mundis' How to Get out of Debt, Stay out of Debt, and Live Prosperously. In this time of recession where so many are short on cash and out of work, credit checks could create an even graver situation for the unemployed individual experiencing financial crisis.
To find out more, check out this article in today's New York Times.