News & Announcements

May 06 2016

Chalmers Center Hires Vice President of Programs


It is with great pleasure that we announce that Russ Debenport, formerly of Compassion International, will be joining Chalmers as Vice President of Programs. In this role, Russ will lead both our US and International Teams as they create and deliver resources that equip the church to walk alongside people who are poor, breaking the bonds of poverty.

Russ Debenport has led for-profit and non-profit organizations, including roles Read More

April 12 2016

Unifying the Body of Christ

Prayer Letter

Lord God,

You are at work in every part of the world, restoring the brokenness caused by sin. Your Word tells us that Your Son is working to “unite all things in Him” (Ephesians 1:10, ESV). You have chosen broken men and women to join together in the Body of Christ to accomplish Your work of restoring the brokenness in the world. Despite our flaws, You are transforming communities through Your Read More

March 04 2016

The New Restore: Savings – Partnering to Equip the Church

Newsletters, International Work

For the last 16 years, the Chalmers Center has equipped Majority World churches to form thousands of savings group ministries. A savings group ministry is a church small group where low-income people meet to pray, study Scripture, share life, and save their own money together.

We equip partners around the world to use our Restore: Savings curriculum to establish savings groups in their church networks. From denominations in West Africa Read More

February 08 2016

True Neighbors

Prayer Letter

Lord God,

As Your people, You call us to love our neighbors as ourselves. Your Word tells us, “Let no one seek his own good, but the good of his neighbor” (1 Corinthians 10:24, ESV).

We confess that often when we think of our neighbors we think only of those who live near us, look like us, sound like us, and think like us. We are blind to those in Read More

January 06 2016

2016 U.S. Training Calendar Announced

Church Leader Graduation

In 2015, Chalmers celebrated the third anniversary of Faith & Finances. Chalmers has now equipped 600 facilitators to form financial education and discipleship ministries in their own communities. Through these classes, churches are enfolding low-income people in their church families and empowering them with practical money management skills.

2015 also marked the beginning of Lead Trainers driving Faith & Finances’ growth. As Jerilyn Sanders, Director of U.S. Training, explains, “It’s Read More

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