Claire Gholston

Claire Gholston is a Bread for the World activist. She formerly served as community outreach ministry assistant at Lake Avenue Church, where she planned a collaborative interfaith mayoral forum; initiated a ministry to use film documentaries to spur dialogue and advocacy; and connected a network that helps returning citizens find resources, training, and opportunities. Gholston previously served on the worship team and as a small group leader at New City Church in Los Angeles. She holds a master’s degree in intercultural studies with an emphasis on international development and urban studies from Fuller Theological Seminary. Gholston is a member of a non-denominational church.

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  • Unity Declaration on Racism and Poverty

    A diverse body of Christian leaders calls on the churches and Congress to focus on the integral connection.

    Dear Members of Congress,

    As the president and Congress are preparing their plans for this year, almost 100 church leaders—from all the families of U.S. Christianity—are...

  • In Times Like These … A Pan-African Christian Devotional for Public Policy Engagement

    This devotional guide invites deepened relationship with and among Pan-Af­rican people and elected leaders in the mission to end hunger and poverty.

  • Sermon by David Beckmann at Duke University Chapel

    Remarks delivered October 1, 2017 at Duke University Chapel in Chapel Hill in North Carolina.

    Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the Bread for the World members who have come this morning.

    Bruce Puckett urged...

For Advocacy


African at Heart

November 22, 2019


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