Sunday: The Nature of Cities
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Cities bring together many different cultures, ethnic groups, languages, and religions. Traditionally, each group had its “quarter,” or defined territory. Increasingly, all kinds of people live next door to one another throughout metropolitan regions. This multicultural reality creates risk and complexity, but it also provides great opportunity for the gospel. There is greater tolerance for … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Urban Ministry in the End Time
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Jesus over city

Read for This Week’s Study: Acts 18:1-28; Exod. 2:23-25; Matt. 13:3-9, Matt. 13:18-23; John 15:12-13; 2 Pet. 3:9. Memory Text: “ ‘Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper’ ” (Jeremiah 29:7, NIV). … [Click to read more …]

Friday: Further Thought – Jesus Won Their Confidence
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Man With a Lot on His Mind

Read Mark 5:18-20; Luke 8:38-39; Acts 5:12-16. Read Ellen G. White, “Our Example,” pp. 17-28, in The Ministry of Healing; “The Grace of Courtesy,” pp. 236-240, in Selected Messages, book 3 (especially pp. 238, 239); “Blessing the Children,” pp. 511-517, in The Desire of Ages; “Relieve the Oppressed,” p. 242, in My Life Today. There … [Click to read more …]