Tagged: holistic ministry

Rebuild Afghanistan

(Author’s note: This “declaration of faithfulness” was written on September 25, 2001, two weeks after 9/11, when many in the US were making a case for war in Afghanistan.) by Paul Alexander Rebuild Afghanistan!...

Building the Pro-Grace Movement

Caris helps the church navigate a “third way” approach to unplanned pregnancies by Kristyn Komarnicki Today in Chicago, every five minutes a woman will discover that she’s pregnant and didn’t plan to be. Everything...

Lenten Resources

by Jen Carpenter Ecclesiastes tells us that there is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven.  The liturgical season of Lent is one of the most powerful seasons in...

Generation E: Ian Stake and Amplify, Inc.

A series featuring young entrepreneurs and the faith that pushes them forward by Robin Tierney Amplify, Inc.’s Snyder Renaissance Project involves restoring Snyder Memorial Church, built in 1903 next to Hemming Park in Jacksonville,...

Not Just a Soup Kitchen

How mercy ministry in the local church transforms us all by Dr. David S. Apple (CLC Publications, 2014)   Minister of mercy: That has been David Apple’s title and job description for over 25...

Welcome Home

by Harold Dean Trulear It’s a phrase that signifies warmth, acceptance, and belonging. The weary pilgrim, the anxious traveler, the displaced refugee long to hear those words. But for many Americans, the longing for...

Feeding Dreams

A church-based food co-op in Atlanta feeds more than mouths interview by Jen Carpenter Urban Recipe is a food cooperative launched by Georgia Avenue Community Ministry in Atlanta, Ga., in 1991. Since its mention...