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President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program students spend spring break serving in the Delta

President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program students spend spring break serving in the Delta

Students participating in the prestigious President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program at Georgia Southwestern State University not only became the first Fuller Center U.S. Builders team to serve in the Mississippi Delta, but they also became the first U.S. Builders team to make a trip in a year since the pandemic began. In the video below, […]

Faith Fuller’s Koinonia film “Briars in the Cotton Patch” now available for free streaming

Faith Fuller’s Koinonia film “Briars in the Cotton Patch” now available for free streaming

The Fuller Center for Housing’s ministry and Georgia’s historic Koinonia Farm will forever be inextricably linked. This intentional Christian community of blacks and whites living together in peace and harmony is where Fuller Center founders Millard and Linda Fuller would learn from theologian Clarence Jordan the principles of partnership behind their housing ministry. “Briars in […]

Carters, family, friends gather at Koinonia Farm to remember Millard Fuller

Carters, family, friends gather at Koinonia Farm to remember Millard Fuller

Dozens of people gathered at historic Koinonia Farm on Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of Millard Fuller’s death, gathering at his rural gravesite to share remembrances of a man whose vision, faith and drive launched a worldwide movement and helped millions of people have simple, decent places to live — a movement that lives […]

SERIES: The terms that define our mission — “ecumenical”

SERIES: The terms that define our mission — “ecumenical”

(Photo: Tamara Danel was one of dozens of volunteers who helped Lytonja Smith and her Muslim family build a home during the 2015 Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Shreveport, Louisiana.) This is the third in a series of blog posts about terms that define how The Fuller Center for Housing works to help families have […]