In this excerpt from her new memoir, the Rev. Dr. Amy Butler writes about being “unemployed and disgraced” after leaving the Riverside Church in the City of New York — then finding joy in her new project, a fund to help closing churches invest their remaining assets.
A real estate developer in the South Bronx works to build attractive spaces and create jobs in her home community and show people they can have beautiful, successful lives in their own neighborhoods.
Innovation isn’t Christian if it doesn’t focus on God’s priorities, says the co-author of a book from the Forum for Theological Exploration.
A social enterprise in Huntington, West Virginia, focuses on the dignity of its workers while seeding the green economy and helping strengthen Appalachia.
A faith-based initiative anchored in San Diego would use property owned by religious institutions to help address an affordable-housing crisis.
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.
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.
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.
Building on strengths and taking the long view, a Christ-centered South Nashville nonprofit emerges as a catalyst for holistic community development.
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.