Urbanization and Evangelism: A Global View

Ray Bakke

Article Type: Perspective

Publication Date: 7/1/1999

Issue: Religion and Politics (Vol. 19, No 3, Summer, 1999)

By the year 2000, over 50% of the earth's population will live in world-class cities, whereas most Christian mission efforts still think of crossing oceans and jungles to spread the gospel to tribal people. The goal of Christian mission today is not so much people who are geographically distant as those who are culturally distant.

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