The following are some resources that will help you as a leader understand the doctrine and principles of Church welfare and self-reliance.
- General Handbook
- Leader's Guide: For the Self-Reliance Initiative
- Providing in the Lord's Way: Summary of a Leader's Guide
The following are some General Conference talks that teach about Church welfare and self-reliance.
- In the Lord's Own Way, Russell M. Nelson, April 1986
- A Provident Plan - A Precious Promise, Thomas S. Monson, April 1986
- The Perpetual Education Fund, Gordon B. Hinckley, April 2001
- Providing in the Lord's Way, Dieter F. Uchtdorf, October 2011
- The Celestial Nature of Self-Reliance, Marion G. Romney, October 1982
- Becoming Self-Reliant, L. Tom Perry, October 1991
- The Law of the Fast, L. Tom Perry, April 1986
- The Law of the Fast, A Personal Responsibility to Care for the Poor and Needy, Dean M. Davies, October 2014