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How Are the Children? | by Nancy Mitchell

By | August 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Two years ago, one of our Kansas City superintendents addressed a community gathering by saying, “Kasserian Ingera?” He explained that this is the greeting of the Masai community in Kenya. He explained that when one Masai greets another they ask, [...]

It’s Our Christian Duty to Support Work | by James Whitford

By | August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

After nearly two decades of service to our neighbors in need, I’ve learned an important lesson: People struggling in poverty need hope. And few things offer more hope than a job. As Christians, we must never lose sight of [...]

Sustainable Solutions: Our Undivided Attention

By | July 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

SATtalks is a conference of like-minded people focused distinctly on church missions and even more particularly on the issue of sustainable solutions through church missions.  There are many conferences, workshops and movements within the church to address Christianity and culture, [...]

Getting Better at Doing Good

By | May 28th, 2018|Categories: Church Missions, Dignity, Entrepreneurship, flourishing, Missional Communities, Partner, PovertyCure Info, ReThink Missions, ReThink Poverty, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Work|

Getting Better at Doing Good | There’s a lot being written and said these days about the effectiveness of charitable work.  The wonderful and provocative 90-minute documentary by PovertyCure called, “Poverty, Inc.” makes a compelling case that fighting poverty has [...]

Only One Day Late

By | May 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Only One Day Late | We needed buns for family game night so I was off to the store.  Window’s down, radio’s on and Luke Bryan is singing the words, “I believe most people are good and most mamas oughta [...]

Randy White, Center for Community Transformation, Fresno | 2018 SATtalks

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Randy has been an urban activist and practitioner for more than 25 years.  He was the founder of Fresno Institute for Urban Leadership and many other urban training formats in Fresno. Globally he led doctoral programs of [...]

Nancy Mitchell, Caring for Kids | 2018 SATtalks

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Nancy Mitchell is the Executive Director for Caring for Kids which was born out of the Citywide Prayer Movement of Kansas City. She was part of the original design team for the organization and previously served as [...]

Oye Waddell, Hustle PHX | 2018 SATtalks

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Some of the best natural entrepreneurs in the United States are in underserved urban communities. They are called hustlers – visionary risk-takers who seize the opportunity to move product and turn a profit. They have the God-given [...]

Wanjiru Gitau, Center for Religion and Civic Culture, USC | 2018 SATtalks

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Wanjiru M. Gitau (PhD, Africa International University) is a research fellow at the Center for Religion and Civic Culture (CRCC) at the University of Southern California (USC), pursuing a multi-year global research project commissioned by the John [...]

James Whitford, Watered Gardens Gospel Rescue Mission | 2018 SATtalks

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

James and his wife, Marsha co-founded Watered Gardens Gospel Rescue Mission in 2000, now a 50 bed mission working with the homeless and poor, meeting about 20,000 needs every year. He also directs the True Charity Initiative, [...]