Category: Urban Ministry

Urban Ministry: Is Like a Crockpot Meal

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.

Loving our Communities and Cities into the Arms of God

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…

Why the Church Must Reconnect With The City?

It’s time to reclaim the city.

TED Talk: How Gentrification Can Heal a Community

Gentrification can solve Urban issues

The Wind City Is Primed For a God-Sized Movement

Chicago is the third largest city in the United States. Imagine the ministry opportunities that await God’s church.

TED Talk: Reimagining Chicago

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.

TED Talk: It’s​ Our City Let’s Fix It?

Urban activist Alessandra Orofino thinks that can change, using a mix of tech and old-fashioned human connection.

TED: Redemption Song

John Legend is on a mission to transform America’s criminal justice system.

TED Talk: Poverty Isn’t a Lack of Character; it’s a Lack of Cash

Facts about poverty that will surprise you.

TED Talk: How urban agriculture is transforming Detroit

We can revitalize urban cities if we think outside the box.

TED Talk: “Who Belongs In the City?

Underneath every shiny new mega city, there’s often a story of communities displaced.

7 Principals For Building Better Cities

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.

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