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church and the urban ministry a report of the summer school held under the auspices of the council of Southwestern Theological Schools, Austin, Texas, July 7-25, 1958. by Austin, Tex.

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Published by High Oaks Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

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  • City clergy.

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Edition Notes

StatementPrepared by the staff of the Research Center in Christian Theology and Culture, Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest.
ContributionsAustin (Tex.). Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest. Research Center in Christian Theology and Culture.
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LC ClassificationsBV637.5 .A83
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5778671M
LC Control Number59020732
OCLC/WorldCa3788282

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CUSTOMER SUPPORT ABOUT UMI CONTACT US CONNECT WITH US; Privacy Policy Terms of Use. Feedback Form. About Us. New Rebrand. Statement of Faith. Sales   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.   Another challenge of urban ministry is longevity; this type of ministry is not a quick fix. I planted my first church in Buffalo, N.Y., among the urban poor and spent six years doing the hardest work I had ever done. We grew slowly and incrementally. The 20 megaton growth of a suburban megachurch rarely happens in a downtown urban context. Here, in one comprehensive volume, Harvie Conn and Manuel Ortiz, two noted scholars and proven practitioners of urban ministry, address the vital work of the church in the city. Their dual goal: to 5/5(1).

The book is divided into four sections that reveal promising ministry practices and religious responses in the face of urban changes. While the first section deals with changes to the worldviews that frame Christian ministries, the second part outlines ways congregations sustain communities in the face of the many countervailing forces that characterize urban spaces. The seventh-day Adventist Church has long promoted urban ministry in seeking to fulfill God’s plan to reach all people for Jesus. 2 Clfff Jones states, “Contrary to popular belief, the Bible is an urban book that was written in the urban Near East.” 3 Biblical support for urban ministry may be found even in the unlikely book of Daniel. Daniel wrote his book in the heart of the great city. the Church of the Nazarene in our major cities. We must increase the evangelistic strategic planning for ministry in the urban context. The initiatives we are launching will be comprehensive in nature -- developing resources to be used by districts and congregations in a renewed thrust to urban centers. Urban ministry --biblical mandate --The city and the inner city --Urban stratification and the neighborhood church --Poverty from an institutional perspective --Insecurity as a way of life --Youth --Minorities --Socialization into victim blaming --The urban church and the urban minister. Responsibility.