Different structures of belonging are emerging on the edge of Christendom to nourish the life of faith, says the author of a recent book.
A social enterprise in Huntington, West Virginia, focuses on the dignity of its workers while seeding the green economy and helping strengthen Appalachia.
An indoor play experience expands options for a community with a high rate of childhood poverty.
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.