A free online quiz offered by the Parish Collective helps congregations discern their current level of engagement in their communities and offers resources to deepen that connection, says the organization’s board chair.
Facing rapid gentrification and expanding needs, the nonprofit Housing for New Hope adapts and innovates to work with people who need shelter, says its executive director.
When asked to use its building and property to shelter women and families, Salt House Church said yes.
A nonprofit’s partnership with two Virginia churches offers a model for collaboration between faith-based and community-based organizations.
In the 1960s and ’70s, the work of justice for white people looked like writing letters, joining marches and signing petitions. But the work ahead is focused on economic justice as well as building relationships, writes a Baptist pastor emeritus.
Inspired in part by Catholic social teachings, The Industrial Commons seeks to create “an inclusive economy rooted in community and dignity.”
The director of housing and homeless services for the city of Fresno speaks on what faith has taught him about urban development work.
The Learning Tree initiative takes a different route to enhancing community by focusing on talents and gifts — not poverty.
Cooperative businesses are worth exploring and supporting, both for their practical benefits and as a way to prioritize the needs of all, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.