Other publications

Tearfund produces one-off publications on various areas of development from a Christian perspective:

Disasters and the Local Church 

This popular book is written for church leaders in disaster-prone regions, affected by hazards including floods, windstorms, droughts or earthquakes.

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English(PDF 7.8 MB)
French  (PDF 8.8 MB)
Portuguese  (PDF 4.5 MB)
Spanish  (PDF 9 MB)
Nepali  (PDF 4.7 MB)

Environmental Assessment 

This project-level tool helps readers to assess the impact of projects on the environment and the effect of the local environment on the project.

Environmental assessment front cover

English (PDF 1 MB)
French  (PDF 660 KB)
Spanish  (PDF 637 KB)
Portuguese  (PDF 663 KB)

Why Advocate? series

These short booklets give guidance on doing advocacy on the following issues: HIV (PDF 262 KB), Climate Change (PDF 351 KB), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (PDF 181 KB), Disaster Risk Reduction (PDF 174 KB), Governance and Corruption (PDF 822 KB).

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Hand in Hand: Bible studies to transform our response to HIV

This collection of Bible studies is designed to equip pastors and church leaders with the resources and knowledge to be able to help their congregation to have a deeper understanding of HIV.

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English  (PDF 1.3 MB)
French (PDF 1.8 MB)
Nepali (PDF 4.9 MB)


Hand in hand: Bible studies to transform our response to sexual violence  

This booklet contains 12 Bible studies covering a range of topics related to sexual violence. Individual studies include 'Sexual violence in the Bible', 'Gender and restoring relationships', 'Challenging violence within families' and 'Responding to practical needs'. The booklet includes guidance for facilitators and advice on adapting the Bible studies for use as sermons. 

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English (PDF 1.5 MB)
French  (PDF 1.5 MB)
Portuguese  (PDF 1.5 MB)


A practical guide to cereal banks

Cereal banks can be an effective way to tackle food insecurity. This guide contains step-by-step advice on how to set up and run a cereal bank.

Cereal banks front cover

English (PDF 1 MB)
French  (PDF 1 MB)
Sindhi  (PDF 2.8 MB)


Thinking Theology

A short introduction to mission  

This new guide explains Tearfund’s theology of mission. It explores how we can all participate in the mission of God.

English (PDF 161 KB)
French (PDF 156 KB)
Spanish (PDF 154 KB)
Portuguese (PDF (164 KB)

What’s my Part?

What’s my part? is a set of six short Bible studies designed to help you understand mission and to reflect on your part in God’s mission to redeem and restore relationships with all of creation. They are designed to be worked through in a series.

English (PDF 898 KB)
French (PDF 876 KB)


Made in the Image of God

The importance of the Imago Dei for issues in international development.

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English (PDF 1.2 MB)