City Series: John Gerhardt, Executive Director of Urban Impact Ministries

Tim Briggs City Series

John Gerhardt, Executive Director of Urban Impact Ministries in New Orleans, discusses his family and his journey to New Orleans (3:38), the struggles of building relationships in the inner city (10:21), advice in ministering to those hurting (15:08), some examples of the messiness of life (18:44), the struggles of upward mobility in the inner city (22:45), and how he shepherded …

City Series: Joanne Stratton Tate, Charlotte Bilingual Preschool

Tim Briggs City Series

Joanne Stratton Tate, Head of School at the non-profit Charlotte Bilingual Preschool, discusses her background and her passion for preschool education (3:38), the importance of preschool education in the life of a child (8:15), how many immigrant children are behind in reading heading into Kindergarten (13:10), what the dual language approach is and how the school utilizes it (21:38), what …

City Series: Dr. Lucretia Carter Berry, Brownicity

Tim Briggs City Series

Dr. Lucretia Carter Berry, co-founder of Brownicity, discusses her background and how she started Brownicity (4:52), advice to parents in how to talk about race (14:38), how she coaches parents (20:25), the shared language needed to have difficult conversations (24:18), how the Church can be involved in reconciliation efforts both individually and institutionally (36:27), and resources for the individuals (43:08). …

City Series: Rob Kelly, For Charlotte

Tim Briggs City Series

Rob Kelly, the Executive Director of For Charlotte, discusses his background (1:39), the mission of For Charlotte (8:35), the five ways the Church should be engaging in the city (10:33); upward mobility (11:22); the Church’s mission in the world (15:42); the margins of Charlotte (19:17); reaching millennials (22:19); the marketplace (25:33); multiply churches and disciples (29:45); engaging where you live, …

City Series: Reggie Nious & Bobbette Willis, For Charlotte & DSS

Tim Briggs City Series

Reggie Nious of For Charlotte and Bobbette Willis, DSS Senior Social Worker Supervisor for Mecklenberg County, shared with us how churches can be involved in the foster care and adoption system. div.sap-embed-player{position:relative;width:100%;height:150px;}div.sap-embed-player>iframe{position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;}