Workshops on Reconciliation at NNAY 2016

One of the principles of CCD is reconciliation – with God, with other people, and with other people groups (Gordon & Perkins, 2013).  Reconciliation involves being known, understood and respected. Now more than ever this principle needs to be at work in our communities and in our relationships with the poor, and it must be […]

Christian Community Development in El Paso: Johnny’s Story

By Patsy Meier, TxCCDN Board Member: El Paso, Texas is blessed to have several examples of Christian Community Development. Two of the development ministries have been a part of changing the life of an ex-offender living in a local halfway house. When we first met the ex-offender, he was just another person taking advantage of […]

Beyond 3-Way Calling to Authentic Relationships With the Poor

By Kirk Craig, Executive Director of Agape Development and TxCCDN Board Member Do you remember the early 90’s when you could patch someone into your phone call and get 3 people on the line? When I was in middle school, 3-way calling promised to ease the pressure of a budding romantic interest. A “safe” third […]