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Amanda Blackburn's Tragedy and the Realities of Urban Ministry

Amanda Blackburn's Tragedy and the Realities of Urban Ministry

Untold numbers of potential, missional-city-dwellers are internalizing Amanda's murder as yet another sign that “the city” is not for them.

Yes, Amanda Blackburn’s death should move us; but it should move us toward action, not fear.

The Grind of an Urban Life

The Grind of an Urban Life

. . . while God is a brilliant strategist, incredibly faithful, always surprising us and an ever-present help, He never promised that it would be easy. He never promised that it wouldn’t be exhausting, that our kids would always feel safe on the subway or that our savings accounts wouldn’t suffer. But He did promise that with Him we could have deep satisfaction and joy that only comes from having an eternal hope and eternal purpose.