In the neighborhood surrounding the NEU office (and in most urban poor communities), the poverty rate is between 45% and 50%. That means a family of four makes less than $24,860 a year. But the dollars are not the only problem, or even the main problem. Poverty generates a complex web of related brokenness, and often leads to a downward spiral of suffering.
Discipling Youth in the Inner City by Tyler St. Clair is our next release from the Urban Hope Conference.
Discipling Women in the Inner City by Sharon Dickens is our next release from the Urban Hope Conference.
We will be re-publishing the talks from our Urban Hope Conference over the next number of weeks. Our first talk is by Mez McConnell.
A Review of Robert Woodberry, “The Missionary Roots of Liberal Democracy,” American Political Science Review, Vol. 106 No. 2, May 2012. Robert Woodberry is a name every church planter in urban neighborhoods should know. His 2012 article, “The Missionary Roots of Liberal Democracy” is important, not because we are seeking Read more…