Category: President’s Blog

Simple counsel from Jesus' last hours

Simple counsel from Jesus' last hours

By David Snell, President As I write this we have just celebrated the greatest of Christian holidays, the resurrection of Jesus Christ.  What an opportunity this provides for us to consider where we are in life, what we’ve given to get here, and how we can resurrect the innocence of childhood into our frenetic adult […]

Launching pad for a good life

Launching pad for a good life

By David Snell, President, Fuller Center for Housing I spent a few days last week with 100 or so of my best friends.  We had our annual Fuller Center for Housing Covenant Partner and Global Builders Conference along with a board meeting in Indianapolis.  It was an outstanding series of events.  What made it especially […]

Dateline Greenwood, Mississippi, mile post 415, July 6

Dateline Greenwood, Mississippi, mile post 415, July 6

By David Snell, Fuller Center for Housing President Sheilla and I are on a grand tour of covenant partners. Our first stop was Greenwood, Mississippi, the little CP that could. The driving forces here are Rocky and Pann Powers, eighty-something dynamos who could tire this relative youngster right out. They’ve been building houses here for […]

Easter message: Jesus' message was a simple one

Easter message: Jesus' message was a simple one

By David Snell, President, Fuller Center for Housing Easter is coming early this year and winter is staying late.  Makes it hard to feel springlike when the folks up north are still shoveling snow!  Down here in South Georgia, the trees are starting to bud and some are in flower, so there’s hope. The good […]

Isaiah 58:12

Isaiah 58:12 By David Snell, President “You shall raise up the foundations of many generations; and you shall be called the repairer of the breach, the restorer of paths to dwell in.”  Isaiah 58:12 We like to look in the Bible for scriptures that speak to the work we do, building and restoring houses.  This […]

"Beside every successful man is a good woman"

"Beside every successful man is a good woman"

By David Snell, Fuller Center president Some 55 years ago a young Southern belle, who only wanted to date a man who was tall enough so that she could wear heels, agreed to go out with an anonymous caller who told her he was 6’4” tall. Little did she know what adventures and challenges that […]