Faith-Based Management: Leading Organizations that are Based on More than Just Mission. By Peter C. Brinckerhoff. John Wiley & Sons Inc. 1999, 250pp. Peter Brinckerhoff,...
Faith and Justice
Contrary to what many may think, religion is alive and well in America—and a good deal of what it says and does is strikingly progressive.
Black Churches, Community, and Development
Black churches have figured prominently in African-American community development for more than two centuries.
Not By Faith Alone
Some religious institutions may be jumping into community development without fully comprehending the political, financial, or organizational implications.
Just Another Form of Ministry (Houston’s College of Biblical Studies)
In 1998, CBS offered a survey class in community development. It had the highest enrollment of any class at the college.
Building Democracy (Faith-Based Community Organizing)
IAF’s work in the Southwest encompasses 22 faith-based organizations across Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Louisiana, Nebraska, Iowa, and southern California.
We Can’t Be Pegged
The Catholic Campaign for Human Development, a funder of community organizing, defies right and left stereotypes to focus on justice.
When FBOs partner with state and local governments, do they compromise their capacity not only to advocate for families, but for truth-telling on a larger scale?
Faith Based Directory
Under the new administration, faith-based groups are going to be asked to play an increasing role in solving social ills and building sustainable communities....
Dispelling Myths, Offering Thanks, and Saying Goodbye
Although this issue’s focus is at the top of the news, we honestly didn’t know who would be in the White House today when...
Debunking the Property Values Myth – Again! Hear ye, hear ye. Low-income housing does not drag down nearby property values – at least not in...
Greater Boston Interfaith Organization
Massachusetts has one of the nation’s worst housing cost problems. Its rents and home prices have risen at one of the steepest rates in...
Raising Money from Religious Institutions
Although religious institutions use most of the money they raise to pay for their own programs, organized religion is also a major source of funds for secular nonprofits.
The New HUD Secretary
After his swearing-in as HUD secretary, Mel Martinez vowed to address the needs of minorities, the elderly, and working families.
Homeownership Tax Credits
Congress is likely to enact some kind of homeownership tax credit, perhaps as early as this year. Given Bush’s agenda, it may be a very regressive one.