Category: President’s Blog

President’s Easter message: Christians who put faith into action light a beacon of hope

It’s Eastertime, that special time of the year when Christians commemorate the defining events of the Faith—the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. He died a terrible death to wash the faithful of their sins and was resurrected to usher in the promise of eternal life. Nothing speaks more eloquently of the power of Christianity […]

‘Tis the season for honoring Jesus’ simple guidelines by showing kindness and love

It’s Christmastime—that wonderful time of the year when our thoughts turn to kindness. Traditions abound. The streets are lit up and children’s faces shine. The tree is in the parlor and the stockings are hung by the chimney. It’s a festive time—one of great cheer. It’s the season of giving. We have to be careful, […]

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(Photo: One of 66 happy families in the Bolivian mountain village of Mizque, where new Fuller Center homes fight the spread of Chagas disease.)   We are proud to be one of the small percentage of nonprofits to have received the highest-level Platinum rating for transparency from charity watchdog Guidestar.   And, the Better Business […]

Dreams of Christian leaders Dr. King, Millard Fuller intersect in visible ways

There is an intersection of two main roads on the south side of Americus, Georgia, this small town where the world’s affordable housing movement began and where The Fuller Center for Housing is headquartered. The streets at the intersection bear the names of two great Christian leaders — Martin Luther King Jr. and Millard Fuller. […]

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

(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

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

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 […]