A missional movement
There is a small, but steadily growing innovative missional movement emerging in urban places.
It is a grassroots movement; people involved are moving to vulnerable neighborhoods and connect with their neighbors. Others start Business as Mission-type initiatives, or lead fellow church members into a change; they are getting involved in a meaningful ways with their neighborhoods.
In the blogs and articles on this page you find more stories.
God in the city, eBook
In God in the City I’m describing key theological ingredients of this emerging missionary movement, while the diverse stories of urban missionaries give a face to the movement.
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“Saturating Companies with Humanity”: An Excerpt from BAM Global Movement BAM Global Movement: Business as Mission Concepts and Stories is a book about doing business to honor God and have a positive impact on people and societies. Where many see “ministry” as being separate from work and business, Gea Gort and Mats Tunehag see them as being critically aligned. In the book, you can read about how ideas regarding mission, church, and charity are shifting, and a
Unique project in trendy neighbourhood Berlin
In a trendy part of Berlin, project developer Norbert Tews initiated and realised a construction project of three thousand square meters. About thirty Christians live and work here, the community is a blessing for the neighbourhood. More of the story will soon follow, but watch the pictures and the video below. . Norbert (right) with the new manager of the project, Thomas Kotulla Stichting Bildung, Werte,
A life changing university & my growing involvement
My study at Bakke Graduate University (BGU) was life changing. BGU has staff and students in 50 nations. She has a unique and innovative program through synergising transformational leadership, urban development, business and theology. I've served on the Regional Advisory Board after finishing my DMin degree in 2013. A privilege. I was a joy to meet BK and his wife Betty face-to-face, while visiting LA September 2015. Faculty. This year I joined as faculty, and supervised BK
My mission… might become your mission…
Have fun watching this video! My mission... ...might become your mission! order the book here
City Changers- Alan Platt
“We call our people City Changers,” said Alan Platt. “They don’t come to church for a program, they are the program.” During a tasteful dinner in a relaxed atmosphere, this South African pastor gave an inspiring talk to church leaders in Rotterdam. GIDSnetwerk teamed up with other organizations to offer an informal dinner for church leaders. They did so with the aim to connect people and to inspire and encourage to make an impact in
I’m searching for keys
(Photo With Tjebbo in Stockholm) Searching for keys... How do I communicate the gospel with my neighbors? Fun folks, I like them a lot and they like me, but when I try to talk about my faith they get this ‘what-on-earth-is-she-talking-about’ look in their eyes. They know their neighbor keeps herself busy with urban mission - and this can cause some curiosity - but that’s about the extend of it. How do I communicate with folks