Join us on Saturday, July 8 from 8am - 4pm to hear from Dr. Shawn Duncan of Focused Community Strategies on the topics of responsible charity and healthy outreach practices. This event is for individuals and organizations and will offer interactive space to collaborate and reimagine what charity could look like in your own ministries and in all of Jacksonville.
“Caring for the materially poor is a core tenant of the Christian faith,” said Shawn Duncan, director of training and education at the FCS Lupton Center. “But, even armed with the best of intentions, traditional charity hasn’t had a lasting impact on the very real and complex problem of poverty.
“Our experience informs our belief that the traditional model doesn’t work, and we offer an innovative model that has proven to be successful.”
You can learn more about these philosophies at http://www.luptoncenter.org and we suggest reading the book Toxic Charity prior to the conference.
Conference Fee of $25.00 includes materials, snacks, coffee, water and lunch.