Glenn Schwartz' experience and research over more than fifty years shows that mobilizing local resources is the most effective way of creating a lasting impact in cross-cultural communication of the Christian Gospel.


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When Charity Destroys Dignity contains a description of the dependency syndrome, its historical development and how to overcome it. Though unhealthy dependency is widespread, the basic premise of this book is that it does not need to be considered an incurable illness.

Meet The Author

Glenn is Executive Director Emeritus of World Mission Associates and lives with his wife, Verna, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  Read more...

The Problem & A Solution

In support of this book, Steve Saint describes "unhealthy dependency" as a sickness that most missionaries have helped to create and spread... yet one that can be overcome.  Anyone willing to wrestle with the issues can become part of the solution.

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