A Vision for Gospel Saturation in the City

May 20, 2018 ()


Verse: Jeremiah 29:4-14

“We win not simply by how much and how well we can gather people, but by how much and how well we can release people into the city and the world to do big things for Jesus and his kingdom.” — Matt Carter

"But Nineveh has more than 120,000 people living in spiritual darkness, not to mention all the animals. Shouldn’t I feel sorry for such a great city?” — Jonah 4:11

Four Ways The Church Interacts With Our Cities

  1. Church in the City (apathy)
  2. Church against the City (animosity)
  3. Church of the City (assimilation)
  4. Church for the City

Four Words Describing A Church For the City
(Jeremiah 29:4-14)

  1. Stay (v. 4-5)
  2. Stick (v. 6)
  3. Strengthen (v. 7-9)
  4. Seek (v.10-14)