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Opportunity Zones – What Are They and Why Do They Matter to LA?

Who wants to talk 2017 tax reform? What if I told you those tax laws could be the key to changing some of Los Angeles’ most downtrodden neighborhoods? A few years ago, a million changes were made to the tax laws that only your accountant will ever know about. But tucked into the 185-page bill was the creation of The Investing in Opportunity Act. That Act made it possible, and...

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Interview with Kevin Haah, Part 2

Kevin Haah, Lead Pastor of New City Church of Los Angeles, was called to start a multi-ethnic, multi-socioeconomic church in downtown LA, where Skid Row and the upwardly mobile loft dwellers converge. But he knew that God was calling him to obedience, not to success. Or rather, that success would be measured in his obedience, even if the task seemed impossible. “The definition of success is not actually the result,...

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Interview with Kevin Haah, Part 1

If you’ve ever wondered if a multi-ethnic, multi-socioeconomic, multi-generational, non-denominational church is anything more than wishful thinking, talk to Kevin Haah. The Lead Pastor of New City Church of Los Angeles, Haah set out on a journey of obedience more than 10 years ago, resulting in a little bit of heaven on earth.  Originally an associate pastor with a Korean American church in LA, Haah was responsible for overseeing urban...

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Jonathan Wu on Faith and Work

Faith and work. It is a hot topic today in certain Christian circles. I’ve attended workshops, read Tim Keller’s book and had countless conversations with friends questioning if and how our non-ministry work matters. But for all the time I’ve spent thinking about it, I haven’t heard it preached much from the pulpit. I recently caught up with Jonathan Wu about why that might be. He’s the Executive Pastor of...

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Propaganda on the Beauty of the Church

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Cedric Nelms on Urban Los Angeles

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Steve Snook on the Westside of Los Angeles

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Propagnda on the Church Coming Together

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Brannin Pitre on TogetherLA

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Michael Mata on Koreatown

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