Urbanization is a trend that isn’t going away anytime soon and the Church needs to take notice.
That’s the Cliff’s Notes version of some discussions being held at the super-event, Lausanne Movement gathering in South Africa this month.
“In these cities you have more image of God per square inch than anywhere else in the world…So God makes the numbers argument.”
Dr. Keller’s position on Urban Mission & Contextualization is quite sophisticated, given that it is a vision that has been 20 years in the making at Redeemer as well as through Redeemer City to City‘s church planting center. Keller of course has all the while been working to mobilize a movement within NYC right in his own backyard.
Here’s Dr. Keller’s most recent 18-minute talk on the topic:
p.s. Tim Keller’s latest book is being released Nov 2nd. Grab your copy of Generous Justice.