Community Development: Making Changes Together

Today Debbie is sharing some of our story across at the Blessed to Give foundation.

Then God nudged our team and my question changed, instead of asking how I could serve, I asked how could our community serve themselves? What assets are already here that we can encourage? We invited our neighbours to partner with us in our different ministries, and to dream up new ideas. I realised I was not the only one wanting to be busy and find meaning. In fact sometimes my sense of importance and desire to serve denied others the opportunity to give back; I needed to move out of the way. Having recently become a parent, I also knew that I couldn’t be as involved as I had been.

Read the full piece here, and check out some of the other stories of people serving around the world.

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