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It’s Not Just a Blue Christmas. We’re Lonely.
Research shows our society's widespread isolation. What's the church's role in alleviating it?
CCDA President Noel Castellanos Resigns
Allegations of hostile leadership at community development ministry came to a head at last week’s Rooted conference.
God’s Call to a Reluctant Suburbanite
I craved life in a city center or a rural idyll. He wanted me to hunger after him instead.
The Gospel in Suburbia: Living on Mission in a “Soul-less” Place
The deep power of the hope of Jesus Christ can overcome any amount of separation, not matter how soul-less we may feel our communities to be.
Do Church Plants Drive Neighborhood Change?
Why gentrification seems to correlate with the opening of new urban congregations.
God’s Crowdsource in East Harlem
This church is building relationships and contributing to economic shalom by supporting local businesses.
Junk for Jesus
Scripture invites us to give our firstfruits, not our fourthfruits.
How Young African Americans are Fusing Faith and Activism
And how the church can help nurture their desire to integrate spirituality and social justice in fresh ways.
Looking for Ancient African Religion? Try Christianity.
The African religious imagination already anticipates Christ.
The Faith of the ‘Killable People’
Why “prison Pentecostalism” is flourishing among criminals, gang members, and others on society’s margins.
Q&A: Ministering to Gang Members Is God’s Work
Why a juvenile justice advocate builds relationships with Chicago’s most vulnerable young men.
The Turquoise Table Movement Wants You
Kristin Schell invites believers to trade entertaining for simple front-yard hospitality.
Melvin Banks Had a Dream
An interview with the founder of the largest African American Christian publishing house.
How Discipleship Is Transforming Nairobi, One Woman at a Time
Women in urban East Africa face challenges that are both unique and universal.
Planting Disciple-Making Churches in the City
What does it take to grow healthy congregations in this hostile environment?
A Shoplifter’s Search for God
I equated material possessions with happiness, until a high-school mission trip changed my thinking.
Urban Mix-and-Match Religion Didn't Start with Nick Cannon
Why this 'new spirituality' is really just old-fashioned syncretism.
Is the Way Our Cities Are Designed Keeping Us Apart?Subscriber Access Only
How churches can benefit from a lesson in urban geography.
My Home Has ‘Murder’ in Its NameSubscriber Access Only
How Russell Jeung met Jesus among the Southeast Asian gangs of Oakland.
The Challenge of Defending the Faith in the Inner City
Traditional apologetics has struggled to address the theological issues of my urban community.
Martin Luther King Jr.: Exemplar of Hope
Martin Luther King Jr.: Exemplar of Hope
The Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy embodies the revolutionary ethic Jesus Christ.
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