Episode 1 – City Spotlight: Johannesburg

Johannesburg is a leading city in Africa, the continent with the highest rate of urbanization in the world. Kurt Holiday shares from his 20 years in the city seeking to love the people of the city and serve the needs of the church there.

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  • 1:22 Kurt’s Story
  • 2:06 Tell us a little about Joburg
  • 4:43 Joburg’s influence
  • 9:50 What changes have you seen in Joburg?
  • 10:35 What is the spiritual climate of the city?
  • 12:20 How are you working to make a difference in your city?
  • 20:45 What have been some key challenges in your work?
  • 26:18 How do you minister to a closed-after-dark city?
  • 27:45 How have you seen God work unexpectedly?
  • 29:53 What lessons have you learned over the past two decades?
  • 32:22 What have you learned from experience, not in books?
  • 35:11 How is relationship essential to ministry in the city?
  • 40:25 What has sustained you over 20 years in Joburg?
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    This episode was hosted by Michael Crane and produced by Radius Global Cities Network and Scott Slucher.