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.
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.
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 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…
Valuing quiet and solitude in academe.
...random musings from a random guy...
Book reviews and lessons
“I tell you the truth, anyone who believes in me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am going to be with the Father. You can ask for anything in my name, and I will do it, so that the Son can bring glory to the Father. Yes, ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it!" -John. 14:12-14
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