Arise City Summit 2018

The Arise City Summit 2018, The Right Gospel: Life and Doctrine, will explore the essential relationship among right thinking (orthodoxy), right living (orthopraxy) and right feeling (orthopathos) within the Gospel

Topics for 2018

Ethics and The Mission of Church

Orthodoxy (Right Gospel Thinking)

Orthopraxy (Right Gospel Living)

Orthopathos (Right Gospel Feeling)

What is

Arise City?

A gospel and discipleship missions movement aiming to transform urban communities, culture, and families through the church, for both this world and the Kingdom.

Our goal is to form and mobilize missionary leaders across different cultures, ethnicities, and generations for gospel mission to marginal communities in the US and abroad.


June 12, 2018

Keep Watch: Your Life & Doctrine Matter

There is no doubt that darkness is pervasive  and wickedly resilient in today’s society and culture.  News outlets  absent of a tragedy, natural disaster, genocide or adulterous scandal simply do…

March 3, 2017

Evangelicalism And White-centered Discipleship

White-centeredness highlights the actions of the majority culture as normal, authoritative, and foolproof. White supremacy, on the other hand, can be defined as the belief that white people are inherently…

January 14, 2017

How Can Blacks and Whites Stand Together on Racial Injustice?

Garrett Kell, John Onwuchekwa, and Darryl Williamson Discuss Ivan Mesa / July 8, 2016 Two more police shootings of black men—Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile‬ in Minnesota. Parts of both moments…

January 14, 2017

SBTS panel: Southern Baptists must not ignore racial reconciliation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Southern Baptists must consider racial reconciliation as important as abortion and same-sex marriage, said leaders and pastors at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary during a Feb….

January 13, 2017

Gospel Urgency For Diverse, Minority-led, Multi-ethnic Church Plants

“The Bible shows us the Lord’s hot pursuit of all peoples and cultures, and this is expressed most completely in the gospel and is fulfilled completely in the kingdom of…

January 13, 2017

Reflections On The Second Annual Arise Summit In Tampa

RAAN Contributor Jarvis Williams offers his reflections on the second annual Arise Summit that took place recently in Tampa, Florida. Pastor Darryl Williamson, an African-American bio-vocational pastor of Living Faith…

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