Seeking Shalom: How Reimagining Charity Can Transform Lives and Restore Communities

The Lupton Center, 2016. Accessed February 12, 2020.

This 6-session, web-based curriculum brings together biblical scholars, community leaders, seasoned practitioners and those who experience poverty to "transform the charity paradigm.”


interactive material; stories; biblical insights; personal experience; practical suggestions

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


free or for-purchase

Suggested Uses

  • Explore an approach to charitable giving that enhances dignity and mutuality, beginning with this study.
  • Answer questions such as What is Poverty? Why isn't Charity Working? and How Do We Seek Shalom?

About the Contributor
Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming is a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

View More From Marie Fleming
Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.