members, click to sign in..

3,280 active users!!Bandwidth
SUNDAY
MAR 29, 2015
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
Broadcasters
Local Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -15 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
Photos
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  3/29/2015
WEDNESDAY, OCT 24, 2012  |  1 comments  |  1 commentary
Make Way for the Metro-Evangelical

A new generation of church founders believes that city centers will be the beachhead of a new evangelization. While U.S. cities aren't growing as fast as overseas metropolises like Lagos or Shanghai, their renaissance since the crime-ridden 1970s is one of the cultural headlines of the last generation, and it has been accompanied by burgeoning urban congregations. On a Sunday morning in any American city the signs of change come in literal form: placards on sidewalks and corners announcing church meetings.

Growing even faster than city-center churches are immigrant churches in places like Los Angeles and Brooklyn that serve new arrivals from all over the world. And urban ministry, targeted at the physical and social needs of residents (housing, recreation space, education and the like) has been an emphasis of U.S. churches—both Protestant and Catholic alike—for generations.

But city-center ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
online.wsj.com

|  FOCUS  |  Audio commentaries on this news item | more..
Evangelicals & Cities • 210+
Sean E. Harris | Berean Baptist Church
Play! | RSS

Greatest need of the church?
  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  The Skeleton, Part 1 • Pastor John MacArthur | 8/15/2014
•  Being Thankful for Church • Dr. Steven J. Lawson | 11/24/2010
•  Church Discipline Part 1 • Jeff Noblit | 2/22/2007
•  Importance of a Local Church • Mark Dever | 9/12/2007

   03/23/15  |  Has the sun set on Sunday school? • 5 comments
   02/24/15  |  House Churches Growing, New Church Construction Hits All-Time Low • 14 comments
   02/16/15  |  Take Me to Church? Half of Pastors Believe Faith Will Become... • 1 comments
   02/08/15  |  The American Church Has Some Big Problems • 14 comments
   12/20/14  |  'Hip' church gives biblical Christians new label: 'Hater' • 10 comments
MORE RELATED ( CHURCH ) NEWS | MORE..
   03/20/15  |  SermonAudio Tip: Helping to Promote the Local Church in So Many... • 15 comments
   03/19/15  |  Daughter of Two Moms Comes Out Against Gay Marriage • 3 comments
   03/19/15  |  Ex-Apple Designer Rethinks The Bible For A Mobile World • 1 comments
   03/19/15  |  PCUSA embraces sodomy • 17 comments
   03/14/15  |  More than 40,000 rally for Navy chaplain accused of being... • 4 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   02/15/15  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2015 Family Conference at... • 4 comments
   01/01/15  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 10 comments
   12/01/14  |  From Tyndale to Today: A New Study Bible • 34 comments
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 37 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 1 user comment(s)
News Item10/24/12 2:48 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
I would hope people in the metro areas would know What to Look for in a Church!
Gil Rugh wrote:
It would be great to have a better society with less social problems. However, we must be wise and not diffuse our strength by addressing only the symptoms and miss fixing the real problem. The real problem is that people are sinners who need the Savior!

We have been entrusted with the 'cure' for social ills. We know that when a person is transformed on the inside, the change is permanent. Any other cure is at best temporary, superficial and illusionary.

excerpt from, The Purpose of the Local Church and Community Issues.

Just what I read from the article many of these churches are starting off on the wrong foot.

1
There are a total of 1 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Rand Paul: Gay Marriage a ‘Moral Crisis’
brf from uk: " john uk it becomes logistically impossible to reverse. too late..."
-12 min 
Ancient relic found containing ashes from the grave of John...
brf from uk: "sadly more for both rome and eastern orthodox church's to venerate. ..."
-19 min 
Saudi Arabia says it won't rule out building nuclear weapons
nat from australia: "fair enough. why would they tell anyone about that? why would..."
-2 hrs 



Guy Walker
The Greatness of Grace

Sermons from Acts
Sunday - AM
Oakdale Missionary Baptist
Play! | MP3 | RSS

Glory Road
Ed Moore


Hourly: Jesus Never Comes Next
Vance Havner
Rolfe Barnard Library
Staff Picks..

Ken Wimer
The Accursed Thing

Book of Joshua
Shreveport Grace Church
Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
Paul Washer: "Most Useful Bible Study"

See what Paul Washer calls the most useful Bible study tool in hist­ory. Click here!
www.puritandownloads.com/pa..

Sermon:
America Revival Or Ruin
E. A. Johnston

New York, NY | zip
Desiring Revival

Des­ir­ing for God's Rev­ival in God's way
desiringrevival.org

SPONSOR | 5,200+

SPONSOR




                   
Our lives should be such as men may safely copy. ... C. H. Spurgeon

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
JSON API New!

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2015 SermonAudio.com.