Category: Faith Builders

Koinonia Co-Founder Martin England-Insurance Guy

Koinonia Co-Founder Martin England-Insurance Guy

"Fuller Center Bike Adventure Dad" Dave Willis tells the story of Koinonia co-founder Martin England’s anxiety about the financial protection of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s family and England’s tenacity and success in writing King a policy just weeks before he was assassinated. Last month, the Christian community in South Georgia and beyond celebrated the […]

A National Crisis – It is Time for the Church to Create an Act of God

A National Crisis – It is Time for the Church to Create an Act of God

by: Kirk Lyman-Barner, Director US Field Operations The Fuller Center for Housing The foreclosure crisis is a national disaster.  The Christian Church should treat it as such and respond. When a tornado, flood or hurricane strikes a community, our nation’s governors generally use 100 damaged or destroyed houses as the benchmark to declare a disaster […]

Faith in Action Weekend 2011: Caregiving hits close to home

Faith in Action Weekend 2011: Caregiving hits close to home

Seventeen years ago, Rosalynn Carter began her landmark book on Caregiving with the following quote:   “There are only four kinds of people in this world:   ·         Those who have been caregivers ·         Those who currently are caregivers ·         Those who will be caregivers ·         Those who will need caregivers”   As the former […]

Report: Summertime Travels, Gatherings and Reunions

Report: Summertime Travels, Gatherings and Reunions

  It is getting hot in Americus.  So that must mean that it is church conference time.  Millard Fuller used to joke, "Christians begin to wilt in the summer and that’s why in the South we have summer revivals."  What once began as tent meetings, though they still continue, have now grown to become regional […]

Litany for Earth Day

Litany for Earth Day

  Praise and Recognition   Leader:        This is the world the Lord has made; People:        Let us rejoice and be glad in it Leader:        The Bible tells us that on the sixth day                    of the Creation, God looked over                    everything God had made;  it was so                    good, so very […]

The Short Lines are the Best Lines!

The Short Lines are the Best Lines!

We have been blessed all week with a college work team on their Alternative Spring Break service trip here in Americus from The University of Idaho . This morning for devotions, Ryan shared with us an excellent talk from Millard Fuller from his book series Building Materials for Life. If you don’t already have this collection, I […]