Category: Community

Joshua Chatraw Named Director of New City Fellows

Dr. Joshua Chatraw has been named director of New City Fellows (NCF) in Raleigh, NC effective July 1, 2018. NCF, a pioneering and intensive program that equips young professionals for meaningful and sustainable integration of faith and work, was launched in 2016 by Holy Trinity Anglican Church and two downtown church partners – Christ the King and Vintage. Dr. Chatraw…

Seeking the Kingdom of God First – A Review of “Kingdom Collaborators: Eight Signature Practices of Leaders Who Turn the World Upside Down” by Reggie McNeal

Leadership Network’s Reggie McNeal has written another crisp, insightful, and wonderfully practical book for Christians desiring to “seek first the Kingdom of God.” As is his usual pattern, the book is highly accessible and marries principles with real-life application. The book rests on McNeal’s theological conviction that “God is at work in every domain of culture.” He longs for church…

I Think He Would Be Better on the Register: A Latino Perspective on Faith and Work, Part 1

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my experience of being a white participant in the faith and work movement. Since then, it struck me that this series should actually be a multi-author endeavor–the whole idea is that our faith and work community ought to learn from people with other racial identities. In that spirit, I’ve  invited a few friends of great…

Rethinking Pastoral Care Through the Lens of Whole Life Discipleship

At the corner of Liberty and Albercorn in historic Savannah, Georgia, stands a monument to the work of the Roman Catholic Sisters of Mercy. Serving the city since 1845, the sisters pioneered the creation of schools, orphanages, and hospitals, most of which still thrive today. Over the years the sisters served students, orphans, slave children, and more. They battled yellow…

One Church’s Tool for Breaking Cycles of Poverty Through Relationships

Reprinted from Made to Flourish. Check out their resource library here. What does it take to revive a dying city? That’s the question Fairhaven Church faced in 2008, when Forbes magazine named Dayton, Ohio, as one of the fastest dying cities in America. After the article was published, we interviewed the mayors of Dayton and neighboring cities, and we discovered the greatest…