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.

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.

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 (PDF 1.3 MB)

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.

Hand in hand: Bible studies to transform our response to sexual violence 
(PDF 1.5 MB) 

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. 

A practical guide to cereal banks (PDF 1 MB)

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.

Thinking Theology

A short guide 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? (PDF 898 KB) 

Made in the Image of God (PDF 1.2 MB)