Brandon Dennison: ‘People, planet, profit, in that order’
A social enterprise in Huntington, West Virginia, focuses on the dignity of its workers while seeding the green economy and helping strengthen Appalachia.
Yes in God’s Back Yard wants to build homes for those most in need of them
A faith-based initiative anchored in San Diego would use property owned by religious institutions to help address an affordable-housing crisis.
The Gallatin hotel as an economic engine for ministry
A real estate developer who has transformed Nashville churches into boutique hotels has created the Rooms for Rooms program, which donates a portion of hotel profits to organizations working with people experiencing homelessness.
A new relationship with time
Reconsidering workplace norms is one way to help dismantle racism and seed transformation in a post-pandemic world, writes the director of the Thriving in Ministry Coordination Program at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Wendy Puffer: Design thinking can reveal problems and re-imagine solutions
Using the principles of design thinking can push Christian leaders to listen more closely to their surrounding communities and be more creative in addressing their needs, says the co-founder of Marion Design Co.
Leadership lessons from "The Crown"
As the Netflix series makes clear, traditioned innovation benefits from history, not from nostalgia, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
'Here for you, not because of you' -- Nashville nonprofit serves up coffee, soap and empowerment
Building on strengths and taking the long view, a Christ-centered South Nashville nonprofit emerges as a catalyst for holistic community development.
Facing wicked problems in anxious times
When we approach dauntingly complex decisions from a place of empathy and curiosity, we might discover a different solution, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
A campus ministry opens a pay-as-you-can deli just as the pandemic hits
When the students at the Baptist Student Ministry in the Rio Grande Valley opened a deli near campus, they knew it was innovative. What they didn’t know was that their restaurant would become a vital source of meals for people in need.
Darren Walker: Justice is calling to the weary soul of a nation
The head of the Ford Foundation discusses his philosophy of philanthropy, proximity and social justice, including the role faith communities and their leaders should play.