The Arrogance of the Urban: Part 2

A while ago, I posted a blog article entitled “The Arrogance of the Urban” where I expressed concern over the attitude prevalent in many ministry circles today that “real” ministry happens in the inner city, while those in suburbia are out of touch and concerned only about their own safety and prosperity.

Part of the reason that urban ministry is regarded as more relevant is because of the belief that it is filled with minority poor that have been neglected by the mainstream church.  While this is no doubt still true in some places, it is a vast oversimplification. In my original article I wrote:

Suburbia is not

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