Posts in “Majority World Ministry”

Leya and members of her savings group

Nobody Gave Her a Dollar: Leya’s Story

By Austin Humbles March 2, 2021

Editor’s note: As we’ve been sharing about the importance of walking well with churches in the majority world, we’ve made mention several times of Chalmers’ partners in this work. This story is from our partners at HOPE International, who have faithfully expanded church-based savings groups in multiple countries over the past several years.  Just before…

Women in a savings group in West Africa

Real Churches, Real Change

By Austin Humbles March 2, 2021

Through the Chalmers Center’s Restore: Savings curriculum and our network of trainers and partners, thousands of local churches in the Majority World have been equipped to launch savings groups. In church after church, we’ve seen God take the mustard seeds of people’s savings and grow them into a harvest of hope in the midst of deep poverty. 

Local Churches, Local Resources, Lasting Change

Local Churches, Local Resources, Lasting Change

By Austin Humbles February 17, 2021

Microfinance can be a powerful tool for helping people escape extreme poverty. When we shift our thinking, it can be even more powerful. How can we make the most of the opportunities microfinance provides?

Walking Well with Churches in the Majority World

Walking Well with Churches in the Majority World

By Austin Humbles February 8, 2021

In God’s grand story, churches in the Majority World of Africa, Asia, and Latin America, have a critical role to play. How can we walk together in ways that enhance the dignity of materially poor churches—and the individuals and communities they serve?

Helping Without Hurting in Africa Webinar

Helping Without Hurting in Africa Digital Book Launch

By Austin Humbles January 26, 2021

We recently hosted a live webinar to celebrate the launch of our latest resource, Helping Without Hurting in Africa. Watch a recording of the webinar here! 

Faith to Action Webinar

Responding to the Global Impact of COVID-19

By Justin Lonas 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?

Djaka Djigbodji and her family

A Mother’s Journey Out of Extreme Poverty

By Austin Humbles May 31, 2019

Djaka Djigbodji is one of the millions of mothers who are raising families in extreme poverty. But through the local church, people like her are finding hope.

Kwazi smiling

A Shared Vision of God’s Kingdom

By Austin Humbles September 20, 2018

We’re joining with strategic partners around the world to develop biblical, innovative approaches to poverty—and to equip more churches than ever before. This year, we’re celebrating our emerging partnership with Tearfund, a UK-based church-equipping organization. Tearfund has mobilized a worldwide network of more than 154,000 local churches in some of the most challenging places on earth.…