When looking to get involved in the city, “We are joining God in His work. It’s His ministry. He is already doing it, that’s what we’ve seen. He’s already been working there. He’s allowed us to enter into this, to experience His glory in touching lives. We’re just along for the ride.
The cities of our country are places where God is actively at work changing lives. This is happening through urban churches that have embraced God’s call to the city and refused to follow the masses of churches that have fled to the relative comfort and security of the suburbs.
“There is something beautiful about a billion stars held steady by a God who knows what He is doing. (They hang there, the stars, like notes on a page of music, free-form verse, silent mysteries swirling in the blue like jazz.) And as I lay there, it occurred to me that God is up there somewhere….