Underneath every shiny new mega city, there’s often a story of communities displaced.… Read More TED Talk: “Who Belongs In the City?
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. … Read More 7 Principals For Building Better Cities
Urban activist Alessandra Orofino thinks that can change, using a mix of tech and old-fashioned human connection. … Read More TED Talk: It’s Our City Let’s Fix It?
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.… Read More TED Talk: Reimagining Chicago
Spiritual revivals must be centered on the work the Holy Spirit was charged to do.… Read More What If the Windy City Would Meet the Wind of Pentecost?
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.… Read More Urban Ministry: Are You In This for the Long Haul?
In order for the church to witness in urban areas, you must address the poverty issues in your neighborhood.… Read More How We Deal With Poverty Impacts Our Witness
Urban Ministry is messy. It involves loving all people. Some come into our stream of consciousness with messy and broken lives. Because of the struggles their lives have gone through that makes our ministry with them will look messy. Our need to include others makes our partnerships with community leaders and congregations outside the comfort… Read More In Urban Ministry Is Compassion Alone Enough?