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Keller on Ministry in Global Cities

My friend in Shanghai always loses out when I post something new on Keller - he's not able to access Blogger blogs because they're "too decadent" according to a not-to-be-mentioned Communist government. *ahem*

But that can't stop us from digesting the gems that Keller puts on the shelf for us... like this new article in The Movement on ministry in Global Cities. Steve McCoy posted on this article and clipped this excerpt as well:
City-center churches should have as equal as possible emphases on: a) welcoming, attracting, and engaging secular/non-Christian people; b) character change through deep community and small groups; c) holistically serving the city (and especially the poor) in both word and deed; d) producing cultural leaders who integrate faith and work in society; and e) routinely multiplying itself into new churches with the same vision. There are many churches that major on one or two of these but the breadth, balance, and blend of these commitments is rare in a church. Nevertheless, this balance is crucial for ministry in city centers. [ Read more... ]
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