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as Church Communities

A Review of 

Seeing Jesus in East Harlem:
What Happens When Church Show Up and Stay Put

José Humphreys

Paperback: IVP Books, 2018.
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Reviewed by Bob Cornwall

 

*** This review originally appeared 
on the reviewer’s website.
It is reprinted here with permission.
Browse his website for other excellent reviews!

 
I am the pastor of a predominantly white suburban church that once lived in Detroit. This church moved to the suburbs, as did other congregations in the city, because most of the members had moved to the suburbs. The congregation tried to stay put, but in the end, it made better sense for the now diminished congregation to let another congregation make use of the historic building. The choice was probably correct, but I am attuned to stories of being present in the community. To be honest, suburban communities need congregations to be show up and stay put as well, so as to demonstrate God’s love and grace, as well as challenging the status quo. Forty years after the move, this congregation is trying to stay put in the community we were replanted.
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Seeing Jesus in East Harlem:
What Happens When Churches Show up and Stay Put
José Humphreys

 
Paperback: IVP Books, 2018
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