The goal of Living God’s Story is to create communities of growing disciples who learn from Matthew’s stories and then live them out in their context. Disciples grow by hearing the Word of God, responding actively, and then debriefing and interpreting the experience. Here’s how it works:
Scripture forms the basis for each Urbana. As such, Urbana 15 has developed several posts to give you context for the Gospel of Matthew, context for studying Scripture in general, and background on how Urbana approaches studying the Scriptures. Keep these posts handy as you engage with the Scriptures.
Globalization and global openness to capitalism has opened up new opportunities for creative approaches to missions. By pursuing excellence in our vocations and leading in the secular marketplace, we can bring economic empowerment to communities, establishing a legitimate presence to win people with the gospel and plant healthy churches.