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A Heart for the City: Effective Ministries to the Urban Community

A Heart for the City: Effective Ministries to the Urban Community

by John Fuder

$12.64 $22.99

Overview

Jesus is still the answer for urban ministries, for ministries to the downtrodden, poor, and distressed in our cities. A Heart for the City is a rich compendium of valuable information on city ministries written by people who are currently ministering in the city, including pastors, Christian school administrators, and directors of homeless missions. It includes many illustrations and case studies that will prove valuable to any who work in the city or who want to understand how to more effectively help in the city. There are 29 chapters, divided into the following seven parts:

- Context and History

- Biblical and Philosophical Foundations

- Education and Training

- Local Church Models

- Ethnic Communities

- Disenfranchised Subcultures

- Children and Youth

A Heart For the City is a unique treasure of encouragement for those serving in or those with a heart for the inner city. You will surely be blessed!

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Author Information

  • Dr. John Fuder is the director of Justice and Compassion Ministries of re:source global, and the director of city engagement for Park Community Church in Chicago.

    Dr. Fuder served in urban ministry for 15 years in California, and was the professor of urban studies at Moody Theological Seminary in Chicago for 17 years. He now trains and coaches the broader body of Christ to engage more deeply in contextualizing the gospel in their local communities.

    Dr. Fuder holds a BRE from Prairie Bible College, an MA in religion from Pepperdine University, and a PhD from Biola University. He’s authored many publications, includingTraining Students for Urban Ministry, A Heart for the City: Effective Ministries to the Urban Community, and A Heart for the Community: New Models for Urban and Suburban Ministry. Dr. Fuder and his wife, Nellie, have three children and a granddaughter, and live on Chicago’s north side.

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