Today’s post is part of an ongoing discussion about what followers of Jesus Christ can do to help transform our urban centers. I am by no means an expert but want to help facilitate the conversations and begin to tap into the collective hearts…
It’s time to reclaim the city.
Gentrification can solve Urban issues
Chicago is the third largest city in the United States. Imagine the ministry opportunities that await God’s church.
Gates describes his efforts to build a “miniature Versailles” in Chicago, and he shares his fervent belief that culture can be a catalyst for social transformation in any city, anywhere.
Urban activist Alessandra Orofino thinks that can change, using a mix of tech and old-fashioned human connection.
John Legend is on a mission to transform America’s criminal justice system.
Facts about poverty that will surprise you.
We can revitalize urban cities if we think outside the box.
Underneath every shiny new mega city, there’s often a story of communities displaced.
More than half of the world’s population already lives in cities, and another 2.5 billion people are projected to move to urban areas by 2050.
If Christians go into urban ministry thinking that they are in it for a season and not in this for the long haul they will struggle to be effective.
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