Lula Bailey Ballton
Author of Extraordinary Ministry in Ordinary Places: A Guide to Christian Community Development
Dr. Lula Bailey Ballton is Executive Director of Community and Economic Development, Church of God in Christ, Inc. She is CEO emeritus, co-founder, and former president of the West Angeles Community Development Corporation (WACDC), operating within the greater ministry of the West Angeles Church of God In Christ under the pastorate of Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr.
Extraordinary Ministry in Ordinary Places: A Guide to Christian Community Development
The Essential Guide on How to Start and Sustain a Christian CDC
Extraordinary Ministry in Ordinary Places looks to the Scriptures and ground-level experience to help churches, faith-based institutions, nonprofits, and others breathe life into communities with a stewardship approach to social and economic justice. Through her cofounding of the West Angeles Community Development Corporation, Lula Ballton offers us a two-part, in-depth guide and discussion.
“If you have the same desires and dreams to change your community as Dr. Lula Bailey Ballton has done, then this book will be the guide to your road.”
Bishop Charles E. Blake Sr., Pastor, West Angeles Church of God in Christ, Presiding Bishop, Church of God In Christ, Inc., 7th in Succession
“In Extraordinary Ministry in Ordinary Places, Dr. Ballton shares and draws on over 25 years of experience in developing affordable housing units across the country. It is a must-read for those who desire to do transformational work in their communities.”
Elizabeth Wilson, Vice President, Economic Development, COGIC Urban Initiatives