Loving Houston: Helping Churches Serve Local Schools

Loving Houston, a nonprofit focused on advancing community transformation in Greater Houston by helping churches serve local schools, recently shared some very useful information about gaps in summer learning opportunities for low-income youth and ways churches could get involved.  Their suggestions follow the principle of “helping without hurting,”  Here is an except from their recent […]

Too Hype Summer Experience at Agape Development

We asked Agape Development, a TxCCDN member organization in the Third Ward of Houston, to share a little with us about their Too Hype Summer Experience for children and youth.  It’s another great example of developing and raising up indigenous leaders in our communities and empowering children and youth by teaching job skills, money management […]

Mercy Street Leadership Institute

We asked Mercy Street, a TxCCDN member organization in West Dallas, to share a little with us about their Leadership Institute.  It’s a great example of the Christian community development principle of proactively and intentionally developing and raising up indigenous leaders in our communities. By Garrett Smith, Director of Leadership Institute at Mercy Street From […]