Friday, March 03, 2017

The church’s urban focus overlooks working-class whites

More enthusiasm and funding is needed in small towns and rural areas

Christians have a clear Scriptural mandate to love and serve those who are suffering wherever they find them (Deuteronomy 15:11, Ezekiel 16:49). In recent years, the church’s well-intentioned excitement about urban city centers has created a substantial blind spot, where the suffering of people living in working-class white communities, small towns, and rural areas—where the prince of this world is at work—are often overlooked.

The church must do her best work outside the cities as well. Read More

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