Transforming Communities with the Urban Poor

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These Walls Have Ears Healing through Art
19 February 16 February
Vancouver, BC, Canada South Los Angeles
Katelyn, an SP staff in Vancouver, BC, invites us into a poetic expression of hospitality as told from the perspective of her home.  My dining room... In January SP staff member Janelle led the interns in South Los Angeles through a collective art project to help them heal and bond as a team. She...
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One Billion - Number Of People In World's Urban Slums

Today over a billion people live in desperate conditions in urban slums and squatter settlements, frequently without the basic necessities of life, much less the freedom and joy of the good news of Jesus. There is a desperate need for people to live among the urban poor as ministers of God’s hope and redeeming power, and to partner with them in transforming their communities.

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Church Planting
We develop churches which transform their local communities by ministering to people’s physical and spiritual needs in an integrated approach.

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Community Organizing
We empower urban poor communities by working with key leaders, gathering them together to identify felt needs and resources within their neighborhood and equipping them to take action to meet those needs.

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Developing Leaders
We identify and work alongside indigenous Christian leaders, serving them in concrete ways and helping them mature as disciples of Jesus.

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