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Why We Do What We Do

By The Chalmers Center / October 7, 2020 /

If you’ve been following the work of the Chalmers Center for any length of time, you know that we don’t operate in quite the same way as many ministries. Chalmers isn’t an implementing organization that directly helps materially poor people; rather Chalmers equips your church or ministry to help materially poor people more effectively. To…

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Relational Ministry in a Virtual World

Relational Ministry in a Virtual World Webinar

By The Chalmers Center / September 29, 2020 /

Recently, we hosted Relational Ministry in a Virtual World, a free webinar to help churches make the most of virtual tools to keep ministry going during the pandemic.

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Helping Vulnerable People in Financial Emergencies

Helping Vulnerable People in Financial Emergencies Webinar

By The Chalmers Center / August 28, 2020 /

Recently, we hosted Helping Vulnerable People in Financial Emergencies, a free webinar to help churches discover how the best ways to assist people who are struggling financially.

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Waging Spiritual Warfare on Racial Injustice

By The Chalmers Center / August 26, 2020 / Comments Off on Waging Spiritual Warfare on Racial Injustice

Scripture has plenty to say about the ways Satan and his legions are actively involved in the affairs of this world, but we often ignore spiritual warfare. Every physical problem in this world is also spiritual in nature—and racism is no exception. How can churches address the spiritual roots of racial injustice?

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Racial Injustice and Broken Systems

By The Chalmers Center / August 11, 2020 / Comments Off on Racial Injustice and Broken Systems

If we want to truly love our neighbors, we need to recognize the ways that our neighborhood might be contributing to their plight. Broken people make broken systems, and these broken systems inflict more pain and brokenness on individuals. How can churches address broken systems here and now?

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Series: The Church and Racial Injustice in America

By The Chalmers Center / August 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Series: The Church and Racial Injustice in America

The posts in this series represent our effort to reflect on racial injustice from a biblical framework and to help churches grow in their courage and desire to fight against it as they live out the kingdom of God in their communities.

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Race, Materialism, and the False God of Western Civilization

By The Chalmers Center / July 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Race, Materialism, and the False God of Western Civilization

If we are transformed into the image of whatever we worship, and our culture worships the pursuit of material wealth and pleasure, then racial injustice must have something to do with this. If we truly want to help without hurting and overcome racism, the first step is to repent of our materialistic idolatry.

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Vice President of Global Strategic Partnerships

By The Chalmers Center / July 28, 2020 / Comments Off on Vice President of Global Strategic Partnerships

TITLE: Vice President of Global Strategic Partnerships REPORTS TO: Executive Director LOCATION: Chalmers Center Home Office, Lookout Mountain, GA PREPARED BY: Executive Team DATE: October 21, 2020 POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the VP of Global Strategic Partnerships serves as part of the Management Team. This person is responsible for creating a…

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Faith to Action Webinar

Responding to the Global Impact of COVID-19

By The Chalmers Center / July 14, 2020 /

We’ve all felt the impact of the global pandemic in our own backyard. But what’s been the effect on our global neighbors, their families, and vulnerable children? And what can American Christians do about it?

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What Are We Worshipping?: Racial Injustice and Our False Gods

By The Chalmers Center / July 1, 2020 / Comments Off on What Are We Worshipping?: Racial Injustice and Our False Gods

What is the church supposed to do about racial injustice? Evangelism and prayer should be central tools in the fight against systemic injustice. But what else should the church be doing? To fully answer this question, we must first answer another important question: Why did Jesus come to earth?

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Why Did Jesus Come to Earth?

By The Chalmers Center / June 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Why Did Jesus Come to Earth?

What is the church supposed to do about racial injustice? Evangelism and prayer should be central tools in the fight against systemic injustice. But what else should the church be doing? To fully answer this question, we must first answer another important question: Why did Jesus come to earth?

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A Call to Pray; An Invitation to Lament

By The Chalmers Center / June 10, 2020 / Comments Off on A Call to Pray; An Invitation to Lament

The Chalmers Center wants to declare loudly and unequivocally that racism is demonic, that it is ongoing, and that through the power of Christ’s death and resurrection it must end.

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Shout It Aloud and Do Not Hold Back

By The Chalmers Center / June 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Shout It Aloud and Do Not Hold Back

The Chalmers Center wants to declare loudly and unequivocally that racism is demonic, that it is ongoing, and that through the power of Christ’s death and resurrection it must end.

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A (Re)orientation to Chalmers Resources

By The Chalmers Center / May 6, 2020 /

Whether you’re new to Chalmers or have been with us for many years, this online guide will help you get connected to the right tools for your ministry.

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Benevolence in an Economic Crisis

By The Chalmers Center / April 23, 2020 /

In a global pandemic and economic crisis, helping your neighbors in need can seem like an impossible task! But your church can do something to help. Watch this webinar to learn more!

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Innovation in a Crisis Webinar

By The Chalmers Center / April 21, 2020 /

Recently, we hosted Innovation in a Crisis, a free webinar to help churches discover how to love their neighbors in creative ways during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch a replay here!

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Faith & Finances

How to Budget for Your Faith & Finances Class

By The Chalmers Center / July 9, 2019 /

Getting people together always requires financial resources—and Faith & Finances is no different. There are a few costs that you’ll need to plan for, such as purchasing Participant Guides, hosting meals, or providing childcare. You’ll need to create a simple budget for your Faith & Finances class and identify funding sources to cover those costs.

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Faith & Finances Class

How to Find and Train Allies

By The Chalmers Center / July 6, 2019 /

As participants go through your 12-week financial education class, they’ll need lots of relational support and encouragement along the way. That’s where allies come in! Finding and training the right people to serve as allies can be a challenge. But over the years, we’ve learned a few things that can help you recruit the right people for the job.

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