David Snell

David Snell is the President of The Fuller Center for Housing.

EASTER MESSAGE: In this modern age, we must demonstrate the power of the Gospel even more

EASTER MESSAGE: In this modern age, we must demonstrate the power of the Gospel even more

On Sunday we celebrate the most significant, the most miraculous event in human history—the resurrection of Jesus Christ. For Christians everywhere this is the celebration that truly identifies us. While many religions teach such basic tenets as caring for the poor and loving one another, only Christianity offers the hope of redemption and salvation that […]

President Snell’s Christmas message: Joy that lasts forever

President Snell’s Christmas message: Joy that lasts forever

(Photo: Fuller Center homeowner children in Armenia.) “This is my commandment, that ye love one another as I have loved you. These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you and that your joy might be full.” — Jesus It’s Christmastime, the season of joy. We’re surrounded by joyful images—the […]

Easter: Time for Christians to stand up and demonstrate our beliefs in a powerful way

Easter: Time for Christians to stand up and demonstrate our beliefs in a powerful way

It’s Easter, the holiest time of the year when Christians celebrate the two defining events of the faith: the redemption of sin paid for by the Savior’s death and the promise of eternal life heralded by His resurrection. During His last week on this Earth, Jesus spoke often of the basic message of the Gospel—that […]

President’s New Year’s message: Show love and be an agent of change in 2017

President’s New Year’s message: Show love and be an agent of change in 2017

Another year is moving into the history books, and what a year it has been!  It seems as though we had an extra dose of challenges to deal with over the past 12 months and the news was full of tragedy and sadness.  But we survived!  And in the midst of all the heartache and […]

2016 Christmas message: Love one another and experience true joy

2016 Christmas message: Love one another and experience true joy

It’s Christmastime—the season of joy. It’s a time when we make an extra effort to be kind and giving. A quick look at the scriptures tells us why joy and these nobler traits are so much a part of Christmas. Jesus spoke of joy in a conversation with his disciples on the night before he […]

Create the kind of joy you’ll be thankful for this Thanksgiving

Create the kind of joy you’ll be thankful for this Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving and, again, I’m counting my blessings — family and friends, a warm and secure place to lay my head at night, plenty to eat, good health and the great gift of faith.  In so many ways those of us living in America today are among the most fortunate in the history of the […]

Gifts in kind, generous companies help make our work possible

Gifts in kind, generous companies help make our work possible

Greetings from the beautiful community of Valley, Alabama, where we will begin our annual Millard Fuller Legacy Build tomorrow morning. Our wonderful volunteers begin raising walls in the morning on two new homes and a major renovation project that we will dedicate on Friday. From the moment we raise these walls until Friday’s hugs and […]

David Snell’s Easter 2016 message: It’s time to demonstrate our Christianity

David Snell’s Easter 2016 message: It’s time to demonstrate our Christianity

It’s Easter, that time of year when we pause to wonder at the incomparable gift God gave us of His Son, who lived to share a message of love, who died an excruciating death to redeem us of our sins, and who was resurrected to give us the promise of eternal life. That’s a lot […]