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World Impact has a powerful vision to see "The empowered urban poor advancing the kingdom of God in every city through the local church."
Mo* spent his childhood in a village full of people just like him. They shared the same beliefs, the same values, and the same foods. Tension was high between his people and the people from the surrounding villages. They managed to live alongside each other without violence until power in the government shifted.
The initial ministry efforts of World Impact were birthed from the Watts riots in Los Angeles 50 years ago. A few years later World Impact became officially incorporated as an urban missions organization.
This is an excerpt of a letter from a TUMI student in one of the prisons in Kansas where we have a TUMI satellite.
Alfredo started attending The Urban Ministry Institute in Fresno and connected right away with Rick Browatzke, the City Director and TUMI facilitator.