Author Interview: Terry Dalrymple
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Beyond Poverty: Multiplying Sustainable Community Development
By: Terry Dalrymple
William Carey Library, 2021, 222 eBook Pages
Amazon Link: https://amzn.to/3qLMPGR
This book presents key principles, cases studies, and proven strategies for catalyzing movements that multiply disciples while lifting whole communities out of cycles of poverty and disease (page 15). The purpose of the book is to move beyond doing sustainable development in a single village to starting transformational movements that sweep the countryside. To facilitate such movements, the author discusses the Community Health Evangelism, which integrates Christian discipleship with disease prevention and community-owned development. The author also casts the Million Village Challenge, a vision that equips churches to alleviate poverty, heal the sick, and proclaim the good news of God in a million villages.