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Doing Short Term Missions without Long Term Harm - The Chalmers Center

Given the explosion of Short-Terms Missions (STM) trips to minister to those in low-income communities, it would appear that STM is the most effective way to minister to poor people. Right? Wrong! In fact, most STM trips violate basic principles of effective poverty-alleviation and have the potential to do considerable harm both to low-income people and to ourselves. However, by being cognizant of these principles and more intentional about our actions, the downsides of STMs can be reduced and there can be greater hope of long-term benefit for all involved. Click here to read the full article from the Chalmers Center website. Read Full Article ยป

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