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Huffington Post profiles a Christian community with a social agenda

Posted on September 26, 2010 by
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This article discusses the impact that a group of young Christians are hoping to produce by building community in a violent neighborhood in Gresham, Oregon. This work is tied to the tradition of new monasticism, emphasizing communal living, hospitality, contemplation and engagement with the poor.

In the two years since David Knepprath and Josh Guisinger moved into the rough-and-tumble Barberry Village complex, roughly a dozen young Christian men and women have made Barberry Village their home.

Their goal: Create a sense of community in a chaotic neighborhood overrun with drugs, prostitution and gangs.

Read the full article here.


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