Principles and Practices for Ministering in Today’s Global Communities
by Brad Smith
City Signals is a ten-week interactive study that examines the exploding growth and the prominence of global cities in our world. The author equips those who minister within their communities and cities with new ideas and tools for reaching the nations who are now in every neighborhood. In addition to focusing on the theology, principles, and practices of global urban ministry, the study highlights urban themes in church history. The study can be completed in an individual or group setting.
Item #: N074130
Category: Church and Ministry, Ministry Resources , General
Format: Paperback, Trade paperback (US)
Size: 7 X 9 Inches
Page Count: 208
Pack Qty: 36
About the Author
Brad Smith serves as president of Bakke Graduate University of Ministry (BGU). Prior to joining BGU, he served in various roles with the Leadership Network, a private operation foundation focused on church health and innovation. He is the founding pastor of Kessler Community Church, a church located in a racially diverse, urban neighborhood in Dallas. He was part of the founding team of the Center for Christian Leadership at Dallas Theological Seminary and was responsible for developing spiritual formation and leadership programs. Working with the Center for Non-Profit Management, he has consulted with nonprofit agencies in Dallas. His experience also includes consultations with Fortune 100 companies and national Christian ministries in the area of team building and leadership development. He holds a doctor of ministry degree from BGU and a master of theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Debby, live in Dallas, Texas, with their three children.