ministry resources


U4C seeks to provide helpful articles and resources for those serving in urban settings to support you as your build cross-cultural ministries. On this page you'll find articles recommended by our staff and faculty along with resources you can use and share with your leadership. For your convenience any/all articles below have been created as downloadable PDFs. (no articles listed at this time)


  • Kenneth Bailey "Poet & Peasant", "Through Peasant Eyes" (bound together)
  • David Bosch "Transforming Mission"
  • Julia Dinsmore "My Name is CHILD OF GOD… Not 'Those People'"
  • John Fuder, ed. "A Heart for the City"
  • Mark R. Gornick "To Live in Peace: Biblical Faith and the Changing Inner City"
  • Patty Lane "A Beginner’s Guide to Crossing Cultures"
  • Sherwood Lingenfelter "Agents of Transformation: A Guide for Effective Cross-Cultural Ministry and Transforming Culture"
  • David A. Livermore "Intercultural Intelligence: Improving Your CQ to Engage Our Multicultural World"
  • David Livermore "Serving with Eyes Wide Open"
  • Lowell Noble "From Oppression to Jubilee Justice"
  • John Perkins "A Quiet Revolution: Meeting Human Needs Today – A Biblical Challenge to Christians"
  • Ruby Payne "A Framework For Understanding Poverty"
  • Ralph Winter, ed. "Perspectives on the World Christian Movement"




 "Bilal's Stand" (Sultan Sharrief, 2009)

"Bilal's Stand" (Sultan Sharrief, 2009)

  • Bilal’s Stand
  • Crash
  • Ghandi
  • God Grew Tired of US (Documentary on “Lost Boys”)
  • The Corporation (Documentary)
  • The Shadows of Virtue (for a sneak peek click here)
  • Tim Wise: On White Privilege—Racism, White Denial & the Costs of Inequity