We were never intended to live in poverty, divided against one another, with little hope for peace. In the Kingdom of God, poverty, violence, division, and hopelessness will not exist. We think that the Church is God’s primary transforming agent in the world. The local church is there to make its community more like the Kingdom of God.
Read on to learn how communities are being transformed in Pakistan.
Pakistan is a Muslim country in which Christians face persecution. The message of Jesus is attractive to the lowly and poor in this context. The idea that Jesus' life, death, and resurrection could make me a child of God subverts the message of worthlessness many have been given throughout their lives.
If you would like to learn more about status reversal found in Jesus, check out Werner Mischke's book The Global Gospel.