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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 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.
Looking for Ancient African Religion? Try Christianity.
The African religious imagination already anticipates Christ.
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.
The Challenge of Defending the Faith in the Inner City
Traditional apologetics has struggled to address the theological issues of my urban community.
Big Cities Need Great Small Churches, Too
Alongside big churches, we need an explosion of smaller, niche churches to infiltrate neighborhoods and challenge us to think differently.
How Uncensored Storytelling Helped Cincinnati Churchgoers to See Their Real Neighbors
What started as a pastor's unorthodox 'community outreach' is now bringing strangers together in the name of narrative.
How a Chicago Pastor Helped Rival Gangs Make Peace
After a neighborhood shooting left a toddler paralyzed, Corey Brooks knew it was time for the church to take action.
3 Challenges in Urban Ministry
Urban ministry engages depravity, longevity and community.
Collaboration in Urban Church Planting: An Interview With Steve Pike
Church planting is better done in collaboration, not alone. Steve Pike of the Urban Islands Project shares his vision.
What Can Heal Racial Wounds? Subscriber access only
South Bronx Pastor Dimas Salaberrios talks about race, abortion, and criminal justice.
The Multi-Cultural Conundrum Subscriber access only
Even multiracial congregations tend to have white cultural values. Can we continue to cultivate truer diversity in the body of Christ?
A Challenge of the Urban Church: Reaching Rich and Poor in the Same Church
Churches must serve their communities, and the makeup of many communities is rapidly changing.
Don’t Give up on the Black Church Subscriber access only
Many black ministers-in-training are turning on the black church. Here’s why they should give it a second look.
Common Core Meets VBS Subscriber access only
Louisville school officials and churches team up to help kids avoid the "Summer Slump."
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