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Urban Mission

The Department of Urban Mission builds on the biblical and theological foundation of the missio Dei as seen especially to the peoples, contexts, and cultures in the cities of the world. Graduates will learn to develop practical missional ministries based on a theology of the city, an understanding of global urban culture, and an appreciation for the youth, the diversity, the worldviews, and the specific challenges found in global urban areas.

Urban Hinterlands: Planting the Gospel in Uncool Places

Dr. Sean Benesh recently published Urban Hinterlands: Planting the Gospel in Uncool Places (White Blackbird Books, 2017).  Urban Hinterlands delves into not simply planting the Gospel and new churches in uncool places, but wrestles with our perceptions of what makes cities truly livable. Wrapped up into this are frank conversations and confessions about motives in church planting, […]