ABCD in Action is your community - a place where we can learn from each other about how to apply the principles and practices of Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD).
"Building on the skills of local residents, the power of local associations, and the supportive functions of local institutions, asset-based community development draws upon existing community strengths to build stronger, more sustainable communities for the future.” ~http://www.abcdinstitute.org
Does anyone know of any churches doing ABCD in their neighborhoods instead of traditional charity/service-style community ministries? I am a Presbyterian pastor wanting to learn how to shift a church's traditional mission ministry (soup kitchen,…Continue
My first posting and a possibly provocative discussion question.I am in the process of PhD research focusing on ABCD particularly in the context of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects in emerging nations in particular. The WASH sector is…Continue
I am wondering if anyone has used the ABCD approach as an evangelism.I am starting anew church I am looking for ways to reach peopleI am told by reading church development literature that 25 adults are considered critical mass to start a church.I…Continue