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Linking Arms, Linking Lives: How Urban-Suburban Partnerships Can Transform Communities

Linking Arms, Linking Lives: How Urban-Suburban Partnerships Can Transform Communities

by Ronald J. Sider, John Perkins, F. Albert Tizon and Noel Castellanos

Among the various lines drawn between people in the church--male and female, young and old, black and white, rich and poor, Republican and Democrat--there is the line between the urban and the suburban. The stereotypes of the edgy, socially active, multicultural urban Christian and the middle-class, comfortable, upwardly mobile suburban Christian mix fact an… Read more…

A Heart for the Community: New Models for Urban and Suburban Ministry

A Heart for the Community: New Models for Urban and Suburban Ministry

by Noel Castellanos and John Dr. Fuder

Islam, gentrification, AIDS, and multiculturalism: Where do we face these realities? A few years ago, it was in the city. But today, many city dwellers are moving to the suburbs, either by choice or because of circumstances beyond their control. And this shift is changing both the urban and suburban landscape. With this shift in mind, edi… Read more…

A Heart for the Community: New Models for Urban and Suburban Ministry

A Heart for the Community: New Models for Urban and Suburban Ministry

by Noel Castellanos, John Dr. Fuder, John Fuder and John E Fuder

Our nation used to look at violence, poverty, and gentrification and assign those problems to urban centers. Today, these issues concern the suburbs, too.The Christian community is responding to this reality. Churches and parachurch ministries are actively working to transform lives and restore communities throughout the city and suburbs. In A Heart for … Read more…

Where the Cross Meets the Street: What Happens to the Neighborhood When God Is at the Center

Where the Cross Meets the Street: What Happens to the Neighborhood When God Is at the Center

by Noel Castellanos

Missio Alliance Essential Reading List of 2015 The cross means more than we've let it mean. Proclaiming the gospel and forming the faithful: these are the most practiced disciplines of the evangelical church. As central as these disciplines are, however, they are only part of the story. And as Christian Community Development Association CEO Noel … Read more…