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Beyond paternalism in social ministry

I’m reading When Helping Hurts, by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert. It is the book everyone who cares about social ministry is reading. I’m not sure yet what I think … Continue reading

May 24, 2010 · Leave a comment

Williams-Skinner on CCDA’s future

During last month’s CCDA conference, Barbara Williams-Skinner spoke about the future of CCDA, and here are some of the highlights. “We’re standing between a generation trapped in the past and … Continue reading

November 25, 2009 · Leave a comment

Meeting John Perkins

I’m new to the Christian Community Development world. I had heard John Perkins’ name, but I hadn’t heard him speak. Finally, I did at CCDA’s conference in Cincinnati. On the … Continue reading

November 25, 2009 · Leave a comment

Wayne Gordan at CCDA

The annual conference of the Christian Community Development Association started last night. It was great, and I will go back and add some posts about that soon. Right now Wayne … Continue reading

October 22, 2009 · Leave a comment

CCDA: Jim Wallis

Jim Wallis, the head of Sojourners, connects with my mind and heart as do few others. He spoke tonight at the Christian Community Development Association conference in Cincinnati. His topic … Continue reading

October 22, 2009 · Leave a comment