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 […]

Payday & Auto Title Lending Reform

Repost – Originally posted by Helping Hands on June 6, 2016: Helping Hands Ministry supports CFPB rules, advocates for even stronger protections June 6, 2016 Last Thursday, June 2, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) unveiled a proposed rule that would place increased consumer protections around predatory payday and auto title loan businesses. At the heart […]

Slow Kingdom Coming – Book Review

Book Review by Steve Havener, TxCCDN Board Member Slow Kingdom Coming: Practices for Doing Justice, Loving Mercy and Walking Humbly in the World Written by Kent Annan  (InterVarsity Press, 2016)    Throughout my adult reading life I have collected a shelf of books that from time to time I will re-explore for inspiration, teaching or […]