Just the other day I heard about a ministry seeking to get local churches to take responsibility for all the people living near their buildings.
The more things change, the more things remain the same.
Give it a listen- you will be shocked at the conditions Chalmers faced and the ambition of his plans for the sake of the urban poor!
Thank you Rev. Ives of Westport Experiment.
Parish Missions: The Story of Thomas Chalmers’ West Port Experiment, 1844-47 | SermonAudio.com
P.S. check out these on “Home Mission” too!