Arise City Summit 2018

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

2018's Theme

Life and Doctrine: The Right Gospel

Topics for 2018

Ethics and The Mission of Church

Orthodoxy (Right Gospel Thinking)

Orthopraxy (Right Gospel Living)

Orthopathos (Right Gospel Loving)

What is

Arise City?

A gathering of church and lay leaders, urban missionaries, and missions-minded disciples of Christ, who desire a better understanding of the missional priorities for the urban context at home in the US and abroad. The summit will help identify theological imperatives and proven practices which lead to an enduring impact.


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…

January 11, 2017

Arise City Summit 2016: The Kingdom And The Gospel

On June 2-4, 2016, Pastor Darryl Williamson, Lead Pastor of Living Faith Bible Fellowship in Tampa, Fl., and Living Faith Bible Fellowship hosted the Arise City Summit. Pastor Darryl led…

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