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.
English(PDF 7.8 MB)
French (PDF 8.8 MB)
Portuguese (PDF 4.5 MB)
Spanish (PDF 9 MB)
Nepali (PDF 4.7 MB)
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
English (PDF 1 MB)
French (PDF 1 MB)
Sindhi (PDF 2.8 MB)
A short introduction to mission
This short guide introduces Tearfund’s theology of mission. It looks at what the Bible says about mission, at how Jesus Christ shows us what mission is, and at how we learn to participate in mission ourselves.
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)
Spanish (PDF 820 KB)
Portuguese (PDF 777 KB)
Made in the Image of God
The importance of the Imago Dei for issues in international development.
English (PDF 1.2 MB)