A “rural” community is commonly known as an isolated, forgotten, and small place. It is defined by geographic, demographic and socio-economic realities. Rural areas are often overlooked when it comes to resourcing, training, support, and mobilization. Yet, almost half of the world’s population still live in a rural context.
Through the Rural Collective we will:
If trends continue and more and more people migrate from rural communities to urban centers, we envision two things. First, we see those who have met Jesus and grown in gospel joy in their villages and towns moving as missionaries to major cities. Second, we believe that those who will never leave their dusty roads and remote settings ought to have accessible gospel community for the glory of God and the good of their neighbors.