Practical and Proven

We’re seeing a revolution in how people think about poverty. What started with one bold idea has resulted in over four decades of on-the-ground results.

We serve those who serve:

Community Development
Organizations

Translating deeper understanding into lasting impact.

Nonprofits and
Ministries

Creating more effective programs for those who need it most.

International
Development

Applying principles of community flourishing across the world.

Unlock Breakthrough Insights With Better Diagnostics.

Why are some communities thriving while others are stuck? A smart strategy starts with an accurate picture of what is happening and where action can make the biggest difference.

Introducing the powerful

Flourishing Neighborhood Index

Seminars & Workshops

Find the right opportunities for you and your team to experience hands-on training on a variety of topics.

Open House

Join people from all over the country for a two-day introduction to our community development model and methodology.

Curriculum

Learn from experienced movement leaders through the eye-opening video course Seeking Shalom.

What is Flourishing in Place

Flourishing in place is the end goal of all of our community development work. We want everyone to Flourish in Place. It’s why we exist at the Lupton Center - to equip change-makers to build neighborhoods that thrive. Any work we do in development or ministry or...

We’re Welcoming 2 New Team Members!

Join us in welcoming two new members of the Lupton Center team, Candice Kelly and Stacy Brungardt!  These dynamic women bring the energy and skills the Lupton Center needs to keep expanding its capacity to equip changemakers. So far, 20 neighborhoods across the...