Resources for Neighboring
Neighboring happens when we affirm the dignity and worth of every person as they are, not as we want them to be. It’s choosing to be present with people in their strengths and their struggles whether that person lives across the street or across the city. In our greatest moments of triumph or hurt, what usually marks us most is who stood by us (or was absent).
Neighbors choose to build bridges and stand with others because if that’s what Jesus did, so do we.
- Making Neighborhoods Whole – Gordon and Perkins
- My Vertical Neighborhood - Lynda MacGibbon
- Kingdom Come – Reggie McNeal
- Generous Justice – Tim Keller
- Having Nothing, Possessing Everything – Mike Mather
July 2021 Book of the Month:
The Art of Neighboring: Building Genuine Relationships Right Outside Your Door by Jay Pathak
and Dave Funyon
- The Social Capital Gap – Sheila Sarem
- Proximity + Presence: Social Capital and Polarization – Froswa’ Booker-Drew, PhD
- The Political Power of Being a Good Neighbor– Michael Tubbs
- The Hydraulic Relationship– John McKnight and Cormac Russell
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At CRN, we believe our good intentions must be matched with best practices and evidence-based research. We hold ourselves accountable to implementing models that have proven and sustained outcomes. Our initiatives are rooted in Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD), Social Capital Theory, and Contact Theory of Intergroup Relations.
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