CCDA Immerse Curriculum

CCDA Immerse Curriculum

The newly released CCDA Immerse curriculum is a series of 11 lessons that give an overview of Christian Community Development. It includes lessons with the Biblical foundations of each component, questions for discussion, and stories of engagement, including video...
How a Trusted Pastor Can Transform a Community

How a Trusted Pastor Can Transform a Community

Jonathan Brooks grew up in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood and is now living and pastoring in his community, where he never thought he would remain. In this interview on The Calling podcast, Pastor Brooks shares about the principles of Christian Community Development...
Radical Faith: The Revolution of John Perkins

Radical Faith: The Revolution of John Perkins

The starting place for the philosophy of Christian Community Development is the life and work of John M. Perkins. This article in the Jackson Free Press tells of Perkins’ early days in Jackson and the fruit that came from a relentless commitment to seeing the whole...
What is Christian Community Development?

What is Christian Community Development?

The eight key components of Christian Community Development (CCD) make up a ministry philosophy birthed out of decades of work to address systemic poverty and injustice from within communities that have been marginalized. Out of the life and work of John Perkins and...