In our last post, we highlighted some of the recent historical changes surrounding assessments. How do all these measurements help us understand what it means to thrive in today's cities? Part II of III
How do we know if a city is thriving? This post, the final in a series of three, reflects on that question by exploring the history of urban assessment. It exposes some downsides to past approaches, while also highlighting some promising alternatives.
An interview with Julian Hayter about what makes Richmond, Virginia a thriving city and how its history continues to be its greatest challenge and treasure.
There is a movement afoot among evangelical Christians that may not only surprise you but might also signal one of the biggest shifts in their orientation for at least a generation. Evangelicals are coming back to the city.
Why did GDP become so popular and so widespread, and why are so many people critiquing it today?
Will the new urban evangelical movement make a lasting impact on cities? The real test will be in whether evangelicals consistently partner with Christians across the traditions who, unlike many evangelicals, stayed in the inner city and consistently maintained ministries to the urban poor.