Welcome to Our Newest Team Member – Lauren Fasnacht

Our newest staff member, Lauren Fasnacht, brings 10 years of nonprofit ministry experience and a passion for outreach to her role at Faith that Works. We're excited to have her join the team as our Executive Administrative Assistant and help us carry out our mission...

Bible Storying: Join us for Special Orality Training

Terri Stipanovich Founder and Director, Faith that Works In my travels to East Africa, I have continued to witness the power of story. Doesn’t everyone love a story? The people we work with in Africa are storytellers, and they love to retell stories and even write...

What is the Church?

This month a team from Faith that Works and Calvary Church travel to the Horn of Africa to meet with our leaders there and host a conference for native pastors. By: Mike Sherman A pastor at Calvary Church in St. Peters, MO The Church is the community of all true...

Dusty Road

By Terri Stipanovich Founder and Director of Faith that Works Imagine for a moment that you are walking a dusty road alongside a group of African women and children and that you are listening to one of the women tell a story. The story comes from her own hard life,...

New Faces at Faith that Works

We have two new staff members at Faith that Works this fall! Iris Chuang and Fungai Mapurisa joined the Faith that Works team this November through the AmeriCorps VISTA program. Iris will serve as our Development Coordinator and Fungai will serve as our Program...

Volunteer Spotlight: Carlos Espinosa

Carlos Espinosa helps lead Faith that Works’ outreach to youth in the Chesterfield Mobile Home Park (CMHP) and has provided an ongoing presence in the community by living in one of Faith that Works’ two trailers in the CMHP. A native Spanish speaker from Colombia,...

Volunteer Spotlight: Christie Castagno

If you walk into one of Faith that Works’ tutoring trailers in the Chesterfield Mobile Home Park on a Tuesday afternoon during the school year, you’ll enter a lively, friendly environment. You’ll see volunteers working one-on-one or in small groups with children on...

Our First Official Somali Church!

By Terri Stipanovich Faith that Works' Founder My recent trip to the Horn of Africa was a celebration of 5 years of hard work. We commissioned our first official church in a small Muslim town. Previously all of our 5 fellowships, which met in our pastors’ homes, were...