why do we provide resources?
Caring for your neighbors in holistic ways is a lifelong journey that requires ongoing growth and development for individuals and communities. We provide resources to educate and equip all the residents of Durham with practical ways to get involved, insights on pressing issues, and theological content to help you live a life that reflects the whole gospel.
A monthly digest of content about how to care for your neighbors in holistic ways.
Events and Workshops
The Christian Community Development Breakfast Series is the second Saturday of January, March, May, July, and September at 8:30am. We host other events and workshops throughout the year that can be found on our events page
Want to go deeper? DurhamCares will partner with your congregation in a four-month consulting relationship that includes workshops, interviews, and surveys that help your congregation discover how you can be part of God’s mission in your community.
Vision: We envision a city where Durham residents love their neighbors. Mission: The mission of DurhamCares is to foster collaboration, develop leaders, and educate the people of Durham to care for their neighbors in holistic ways. Values: We are motivated and...read more
Pastor James White will be the speaker at the DurhamCares 2017 Advancing the Vision Breakfast. This video is his address at the 2017 Triangle Interfaith Prayer Breakfast.read more
This new curriculum walks you through the eight key components of Christian Community Development. It includes the foundations of each component, lessons, and videos of practitioners.read more
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.read more
The Jackson Free Press tells the story of John Perkins, the founder of the Christian Community Development.read more
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.read more
DurhamCares Executive Director Reynolds Chapman encourages us to remember Dr. King not simply taking action, but to begin with listening and learning.read more
DurhamCares board chair, Rev. Dr. Keith Daniel, shares in Faith and Leadership about the transformation the Durham Pilgrimage of Pain and Hope has brought in his life, in others’ lives, and in the community.read more
Two pilgrims share in the Church Health Reader about their experience at the Stagville Plantation as part of the Durham Pilgrimage of Pain and Hope.read more