Smoke smoldered from the white smart phone moments after it had been repeatedly smashed with a hammer. The man who had destroyed it swiftly buried it at the side of an ignominious back road of Kaleton, and drove off. That phone represented the last connection Ava had with family back home. She had given it to a friend to destroy so that her husband couldn’t find her or their children, after they had fled her home country.
There is one missing pearl from the works of Roger S. Greenway that seems to have vanished from existence. We at Radius Global would love to bring it back. As a matter of fact, it is important that we do so. In ‘Calling Our Cities to Christ’, Greenway discusses the role of the local church as the primary space for effective evangelism in the changing neighborhoods of urban areas.
God loves cities. And if God is the chief builder and architect of the city, then He desires His people to love them as well. Dr. John White, a seasoned professor and missiologist, helps us to grasp this reality by supplying a list of 16 biblical reasons for engaging cities with the gospel.