Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson is the Vice-President for Communications for The Fuller Center for Housing, a multi-award-winning columnist for the Columbus (Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer and author of 4 books.

Chris Johnson

Disaster ReBuilders help Panama City families in the shadows of paradise

Disaster ReBuilders help Panama City families in the shadows of paradise

(Photo: Vietnam veteran Ray Moneymaker sits in his Panama City home that was severely damaged by Hurricane Michael in 2018. He has since lost his wife to cancer and suffered a stroke. Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders’ work on his home is nearly complete.) Note: With an abundance of caution and a close eye on ever-changing […]

President David Snell talks about coronavirus’ impact on Fuller Center operations

President David Snell talks about coronavirus’ impact on Fuller Center operations

We sat down this afternoon with President David Snell to hear his report on how the coronavirus has impacted Fuller Center for Housing operations and his optimism for the latter portion of this year. Here’s what he had to say: 

Bike, run or walk your way around the world — virtually — to build homes

Bike, run or walk your way around the world — virtually — to build homes

Many Fuller Center covenant partners across the United States and around the world are finding ways to keep our important mission of helping families have simple, decent places to live moving forward. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has temporarily applied the brakes to some of our most important outreach, fundraising and building programs. The two most […]

Revisit some of our favorite stories about mothers in our ministry

Revisit some of our favorite stories about mothers in our ministry

Carla Ross Carla is an Army veteran who spends most of her time caring for son K’Hairi, who suffers from sickle-cell anemia. A few years ago, K’Hairi decided his mother needed a better home and took the matter to the big man himself — Santa Claus. Six months later, his Christmas wish for his mother […]

Fuller Center covenant partners help communities in myriad ways beyond housing

Fuller Center covenant partners help communities in myriad ways beyond housing

(Photo: Fuller Center of Greater New York City Executive Director Jim Killoran at the “Psalms 91 Distribution Center,” which he named this section of their ReUse Store in New Rochelle, N.Y.) Most Fuller Center covenant partners — both international and in the United States — have seen their construction and repair work temporarily slowed by […]

Persistence pays off for grateful homeowner, daughter in Johnson County, Missouri

Persistence pays off for grateful homeowner, daughter in Johnson County, Missouri

(Photo: Rachel Henderson’s 10-year-old daughter Stella in the kitchen of their new home) WARRENSBURG, Missouri — In the fall of 2019, Fuller Center of Johnson County, Missouri, Director Barbara Curtis decided that their latest new home project — after numerous delays caused by everything from a lack of affordable materials to updates in the city’s […]

Millard and Linda Fuller’s granddaughter Sophie Davina Luedi inspires with new song “Storms”

Millard and Linda Fuller’s granddaughter Sophie Davina Luedi inspires with new song “Storms”

May 20, 2020 update: Sophie Davina’s “Storms” is now available for streaming or purchase on such major music platforms as Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Amazon Music and Amazon.com.   Many people would be thrilled to excel at a single artistic talent. Sophie Davina Luedi, though, has multiple such skills. The granddaughter of Millard and Linda […]

Homeowner Carol Adams reflects on “Miracle on Dover Street” six months later

Homeowner Carol Adams reflects on “Miracle on Dover Street” six months later

(Photo: House captain Doug Dewberry presents homeowner partner Carol Adams with a Bible at the dedication of her home on Oct. 3, 2019, at the conclusion of the Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Opelika, Ala.) The week of September 29-October 4, 2019, saw multiple days of record-breaking heat in Lee County, Alabama, during the Millard […]