Finding New Community Through Faith & Finances

By The Chalmers Center | September 11, 2018

When one Ohio couple called Love in the Name of Christ (Love INC), they asked for help with housing. But what they found was a supportive community. When Elmer and Dawn contacted Love INC of Greater Holmes County, Elmer was recovering from drug addiction, and the couple was working to regain custody of their three children.…

Potluck Community: Re-Imagining the Kingdom

By The Chalmers Center | September 4, 2018

This year, we released a new book resource designed to help churches re-disciple their members around the vision of the Kingdom of God. Written by community development practitioner Michael Rhodes and Chattanooga pastor Robby Holt, Practicing the King’s Economy explores practical ways for Christians to live out the Kingdom of God in their work, church, family, and…

Strengthening Local Relationships Through Online Learning

By The Chalmers Center | August 10, 2018

Through online learning, Chalmers is making paradigm-shifting resources more accessible to local churches. Located in the heart of Colorado Springs, First Pres has always served its community and reached out around the world. The church has a 150-year history of local and global outreach, and they’ve often turned to resources like When Helping Hurts or Helping Without Hurting…

Maurice’s Story: Restoration through the Local Church

By The Chalmers Center | July 11, 2018

Maurice participated in Faith & Finances at North Avenue Presbyterian Church, where he learned practical skills that helped him overcome financial obstacles. Today, Maurice has a new vision for his future and enjoys renewed relationships with friends and family.

Savings Group In Togo

By The Chalmers Center | March 25, 2018

Savings Groups in Togo from The Chalmers Center on Vimeo. Through partner denominations and ministry organizations, the Chalmers Center equips church leaders to form gospel-driven, church-centered savings groups in their own communities.

Restoring Work: Jobs Preparedness Training

By The Chalmers Center | June 4, 2015

What areas of your life do you long to see reconciled and made new? It may seem like a strange question. But on a summer day in Memphis, TN, a group of people navigating unemployment wrestled with it in powerful ways. One by one, they each described areas of brokenness in their lives that they…