“In the last 20 years, Christianity has exploded by 300 percent in the world’s most influential city.”
Relevant Magazine on the growth of churches and Christianity in New York City over the last 20 years:
“I’ve never seen so many pastors collaborate with each other—they’re sharing encouragement, strategy, communication,” Cabrera says. “Everybody is now realizing that God didn’t assign one church to reach the whole city.”
Kelsey echoes Cabrera’s sentiment. “New Yorkers are leading the way in terms of church unity,” he says. “They really want to see each other’s ministries succeed. We actually are for each other. If we want to see this city saved, to look like His kingdom … we would need a hundred Redeemer Presbyterians, a hundred Hillsongs.”
Update: Also, listen to this conversation with Tim Keller on gospel movements.