By Ron Spann Devotional Breath Prayers About Ron Spann Ron Spann is a retired priest in the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan. He was a charter member of CCDA and served as secretary of the Board for its first 3 years. He also contributed to writing a chapter on co-op housing in Jill [...]Read More
Waiting on the Lord amidst Urgent Needs
By Jerilyn Sanders Devotional What’s the difference between waiting on God and just being overwhelmed by all the things I feel like I should be doing? I can’t sit on the sidelines doing nothing, but continual frenzied activity is a recipe for burnout and breakdown. As I’ve pondered [...]Read More
What Youth Teach us about Wellbeing
By Dr. Yulee Lee Devotional Breath Prayers About Dr. Yulee Lee Dr. Yulee Lee is a scholar-practitioner of organizational and change leadership. She currently assumes the position of Chief Operating Officer at Stuff You Can Use, where she oversees team culture and [...]Read More
No Ways Tired
By Priscilla & Elizabeth Perkins Devotional Webster defines well-being as, “the state of being happy, healthy, or prosperous”. I feel ill-equipped to speak on a subject that has not been a part of my lineage in America. Maw Babe Perkins was a 15-year-old Mississippi slave in 1865. She [...]Read More
How can we seek wellbeing together?
By Rev. Breana van Velzen Devotional Breath Prayers About Rev. Breana van Velzen Now executive director of Durham Congregations in Action, the Rev. Breana van Velzen was present at the intersection of faith and justice on behalf of Duke University Chapel from 2017-2022. [...]Read More
Is your being well?
By Elia Hernandez-Moreno Devotional Breath Prayer About Elia Moreno Elia Moreno is the author of Permission to Rest and Living Intentionally, a book that depicts her own personal journey and hard-earned insights on the importance of adding value to the lives of others in just 90 [...]Read More
Meet Lorenzo, our Interim CEO
Tell us about yourself. I'm from North Carolina and I have a wife named Natarsha Sanders, a sister, and parents. I currently reside in Kerville, TX. I'm working on a Ph.D from North Carolina State that focuses on the spiritual experiences of Black men in historically white universities. It's [...]Read More
“Teach me Lord, to wait…”
When I saw that Isaiah 40:29-31 would be the theme Scripture for the CCDA Conference this year, something within me resounded. The Scripture took me back to the days of my childhood, when during our nightly prayer times with my parents, my dad would sing this Scripture over us. I distinctly [...]Read More