Solidarity Ethics

After reading philosophies like that of Robert Lupton in Toxic Charity and Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert in When Helping Hurts, I too joined the bandwagon:  “Yes!  We need to focus on assets!  Yes!  Some of the charitable work we do is actually enabling people rather than empowering them.”  I resonate and even wrote my own[…]

CommUNITY news mid-April 2014

-“Treehouse”- 2910 Parkway Ave-  Charlotte, NC 28208 –  Greg and Helms Jarrell – 704.392.2346 – qcfamilytree.org- SUMMER CAMP FOR KIDS           Sign up your elementary aged child for the 6 week summer camp called “Freedom School” hosted in our neighborhood by The Family Tree.  The cost per child is only $35.  Each day of camp includes[…]

Imagine the possibilities!

On March 22nd, 2014, The Family Tree hosted an evening of dreaming, imagining, friends, and food. This gave The Family Tree an opportunity to share some of our dreams and goals.  Fellow possibilitarians  were able to contribute  ideas and dreams as well.  Creativity and imagination is evidence that there is a God- a Wondrous Creating God.[…]