Model D – Another exploration of Detroit’s farming potential, from Traffic Jam to the classroom

I wrote recently about the necessity for our city to draw people back and experience a revival. This article from Model D is a great example how we could possibly begin the revitalization of Detroit and its outlying areas. Could not the church be the driving force in this transformation and reclamation of the abandoned properties?Model D - Another exploration of Detroit's farming potential, from Traffic Jam to the classroom Tags: detroit, culture, mission...
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Why do this?

There is a strange phenomenon that has taken place in the world today. Not very long ago there were little girls with diaries that had locks and keys. Now, they have been replaced by Blogger, Xanga, Myspace, and Facebook Notes. The world is invited into our minds, memories,thoughts, concepts, and ideas. So why do this? Why invite people in?A friend of mine, Ken, said that blogging was cathartic and that in it this generation finds hope for community and connection. I think he is right. There is something cleansing about writing your words out. Sending your ideas into the universe and to possibly have them read one day by someone. In past times people wrote books. Well, nobody reads anymore. I am struck by the fact that Jonathon Edwards, a Christ-follower from an earlier time, seemed to be aware that his journals would someday be read. He had an eye to the encouragement...
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