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New paperback “The Vision at Work” tells The Fuller Center for Housing’s story

New paperback “The Vision at Work” tells The Fuller Center for Housing’s story

New paperback “The Vision at Work” tells The Fuller Center for Housing’s story AMERICUS, Georgia — Through the years, Fuller Center for Housing President David Snell has stood before thousands of supporters, volunteers, church congregations and others to tell the story of The Fuller Center for Housing. He’s spoken of how Millard and Linda Fuller […]

Clarence Jordan: The man who inspired Millard Fuller and enlightened charity

Clarence Jordan: The man who inspired Millard Fuller and enlightened charity

Clarence Jordan: The man who inspired Millard Fuller and enlightened charity AMERICUS, Georgia — It was 110 years ago that Clarence Jordan was born — on July 29, 1910. He grew up in the small town of Talbotton, Georgia, but he would go on to change the world in a big way as he tried […]

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 […]

President David Snell statement: A unifying force in times of division

President David Snell statement: A unifying force in times of division

 Here is the text of Fuller Center for Housing President David Snell’s statement from the above video: The past few weeks have brought focus to some of the things that divide us as a nation. Perhaps now we can look forward to those things that bring us together. The Fuller Center for Housing was […]

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 […]

John J. Staton: Five decades of supporting Fuller ministry is all about hands-on faith

John J. Staton: Five decades of supporting Fuller ministry is all about hands-on faith

(Photo: Millard Fuller’s early work in Africa inspired the Rev. John J. Staton, who continues to support The Fuller Center for Housing’s work decades later.)   Editor’s note: We published this story on May 17, 2017. The Rev. Staton died on April 14 of this year, and we are re-running this story about a man […]

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

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. […]

Millard Fuller Legacy Build, annual conference both coming to Americus in April

Millard Fuller Legacy Build, annual conference both coming to Americus in April

(Photo: First United Methodist Church of Americus) For the first time, The Fuller Center for Housing’s Millard Fuller Legacy Build will be held in Americus, Georgia. The build, featuring new home builds and rehab projects is the week of April 15-20, 2018. The Americus-Sumter Fuller Center for Housing will be coordinating the build. But that’s […]