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Urban Ministry

Defeating Despair in Detroit: Turning Wounded Children into Winning Children

Rev. Romal J. Tune | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rev. Romal J. Tune

When I look at what's happening in Detroit and in many other cities, I find myself asking, "Is there anything people of faith can do to meet the needs of hurting children?"

Are You Involved in Self-Centered Christianity? If Not, Then You Should Be!

Rev. Romal J. Tune | Posted 09.30.2013 | Religion
Rev. Romal J. Tune

When we talk to people about our faith and why they should want a relationship with God, we should not only talk about salvation but about how God can meet their self-interest much like Jesus with many of the people He encountered.

Parents Just Want Their Kids Back

Rev. Romal J. Tune | Posted 08.25.2013 | Religion
Rev. Romal J. Tune

At the core of the concern of people in communities across the country is the desire for their children to come home, for their families to heal and for forgiveness to take place.

Embracing Brokenness In Bill Milliken's 'Rearview Mirror'

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 12.16.2012 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

God has a funny way of ministering healing though. Sometimes it comes through strangers who send packages via the U.S. Postal Service.

An Unusual Blessing: How A Chance Encounter With Human Excrement Empowered My Ministry!

Michael W. Waters | Posted 03.21.2012 | Religion
Michael W. Waters

Then I saw them, in the upper left-hand corner of our gated waste disposal area -- two pieces of human waste lying conspicuously upon the ground.

Who Gets the Money? Race-Based Funding Disparities In Urban Ministry

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 06.05.2011 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

Trust is vital to any relationship, but when it comes to funding African American-led urban ministries, it can mean the difference between success and failure.

Seeing 'The Invisible': Stories Of Christian Faith Amid Urban Poverty

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

The Invisible is chock-full of compelling stories that demonstrate the common humanity of those on the giving and the receiving end of ministry.

Finding The One Great Thing God Created You To Do

Matthew Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Matthew Barnett

God birthed a cause in me that has not only transformed my life over these years but has reached millions. God has also birthed a cause inside of you that he wants you to embrace.