Author: Oliveira, Nazombe, and Wildman
Study gives an opportunity to bring together the concepts of our modern urban culture (geography, values, and experiences) versus the rich traditions of biblical and faith history to help us understand urban culture in a symbolic sense. Seeks to discern the response of a faithful people to God's action in their lives - in the midst of that urban culture.
Author: Angelou, Maya
Explores the mission and ministry of Glide Memorial Church in the Tenderloin, San Francisco. How this thriving church caters to the inner city around it, the drugs, alcohol, AIDS, homeless in a multicultural, proactive, hopeful way.
Author: McLean, Gordon
Focus on the Family. Through engaging stories of former gang members, reveals the hows and answers the whys surrounding the appeal of ganglife. Explains how parents can steer vulnerable young lives away from negative influences. Heralds the only truth that truly matters: No one is beyond the reach of Christ's love.
Author: Recinos, Harold J.
Drawing on biblical witness, develops a perspective that demonstrates God's identification with those whom society deems weak and lowly. Calls mainline Christians to step outside their institutional turf to work among the marginalized where society and barrio Christianity will combine to clarify the cultural role of Christians - to respond tot he work of God in human history.
Author: Williams, Wesley
This manual is intended as a guide (especially for the site coordinator) for the process of replicating Youth and Police Partnership Programs (YPP). YPP aims to better the relationships between inner-city youth, community residents, and the police department through a structured preventive policing model which involves the religious community.
Author: Roehlkepartain, Eugene C.
This book has proven tips from over 40 youth ministry veterans. You'll get a new understanding of urban culture, how urban kids differ from rural and suburban kids, what works in successful urban ministries, and what has failed.