Authors Peter Greer and Phil Smith draw on their personal experiences to discuss proven solutions for effectively alleviating poverty. Created to Flourish examines the pitfalls of traditional approaches and outlines a new model of economic development aimed at breaking the cycle of dependency.
Having recently celebrated my 40th birthday, I’m seeing firsthand how our perspective can become blurry in midlife. It’s a disruptive season where we collide with limitations on all sides. We recognize there is more of life in the rearview mirror than on the road ahead of us. We wonder if our lives so far have been worthwhile. We are uncertain about what lies ahead.
But midlife is also an opportunity to recalibrate our vision. It’s a time to look back, take stock of our lives so far, and refocus on new dimensions of identity and calling.
Good relationships lie at the heart of every successful organization. Yet no relationship is more important—or more challenging—to navigate than the one between the board and the CEO.
In this practical and concise book, Peter and David draw from their years of experience to equip other board members and organizational leaders to enter into a impactful, life-giving partnership.
Co-written with David and based upon our own relationship and experiences, The Giver and the Gift outlines a Kingdom perspective on fundraising. It’s time to dismantle certain shaky beliefs and practices, energizing a new generation for generosity and rediscovering a path that values the giver as much as the gift.
In Entrepreneurship for Human Flourishing, Chris Horst and I argue that this commonly held view overlooks the real engine of true human flourishing: entrepreneurial businesses, which sustain productive development long after charitable giving dries up. Whatever their size or form, businesses play a central role in the fight against poverty.
Mission Drift provides the tools leaders need to keep their organizations “mission true” or get back on track. Supported by research and filled with compelling anecdotes, Mission Drift identifies organizations that exhibit intentional, long-term commitment to Christ in contrast to those that have wandered away from their core beliefs.
On a trip to Rwanda, Keith (age 8) has his eyes opened to the stories of entrepreneurs. This started a family journey to identify and celebrate the simple power of entrepreneurship all around us.
Our hope is that this book might help unlock our imagination of the possibility of creating and growing along with practical steps to unleash your young entrepreneur.
The Spiritual Danger of Doing Good is a call to remember why we serve and to increase our awareness of our blind spots, which can wreck individuals, families, churches, and ministries. Exploring common challenges facing those in service, this book seeks to equip Christ followers to live well—and to rediscover the heart of true service.