The Author

Brian Fikkert is the founder and executive director of The Chalmers Center at Covenant College, where he also serves as a professor of economics and community development. He is the co-author with Steve Corbett of When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself.

How to Get Long-Term Impact from Your Short-Term Trips

Short-term mission trips don't need to be destroyed, but they do need to be reformed.

Help Without Hesitating

Two years ago, tornadoes ripped through the Southeast, including