For the first time in history, the majority of the world’s population is urban.
Nearly 180,000 people, per day, are moving into cities around the globe.
Millennials are moving into the city in high numbers, driving gentrification forward in many urban areas. Often, this means the under-resourced in a community are dispersed and forced to relocate. Therefore, urbanization begins to affect communities around our cities, as well as the neighborhoods. Maybe you’ve experienced some of this in your own community.
We need to raise up more disciplemakers in and for the city. We need those who moved by the gospel are moved and skilled in ministering holistically in multicultural environments.
In the last few years, we’ve worked hard to retool BUMP (Bridging Urban Mission Partnerships) in an effort to connect three passions:
- The gospel motivating a disciplemaking way of life.
- The urban context.
Here are the values that we believe make BUMP unique and shape the week-long experience: Continue Reading…