Christians are called to help the poor and studies consistently show that we’re generous people, compared to the whole. But does that generosity always mean we’re helping? On today's Faith & Finance Live, host Rob West will talk with Brian Fikkert about when helping hurts. Then Rob will answer your questions on different financial topics.
Dr. Brian Fikkert is the Founder and President of the Chalmers Center at Covenant College, where he has also served as a Professor of Economics and Community Development since 1997. He has published numerous articles in academic and popular journals and is co-author of six books, including the best-selling When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor...and Yourself. r. Fikkert earned a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University, specializing in international economics and economic development. Brian and his wife, Jill, have three adult children.
Rob West is the host of the nationally syndicated radio programs, Faith & Finance, Faith & Finance Live, and The Faith & Finance Minute. Rob also serves as the CEO and spokesperson of Kingdom Advisors, an international community of financial professionals who are specialists in delivering biblically wise financial advice. Rob has dedicated his professional career to work at the intersection of faith and finance having led a successful faith-based financial services firm and speaking frequently on the topic. Rob and his wife, Julie, live in Marietta, GA with their four children.
Fresh, relevant, and fun, Faith & Finance Live is a daily radio program to help listeners manage their finances in a way that pleases God. Join Rob West for listener interaction, expert guests, and sound advice.