Seek the City’s Welfare

As our world continues to polarize its citizens into different camps, how should Christians respond? Instead of retreating from this world, we need to be blessing this world. Your city should be a blessed place because of your church’s involvement in it. It’s time to go the 2nd mile in seeking the city’s welfare.

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