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You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.
Be the Light

Matthew 5:14 – City Prayers

— MATTHEW 5:14-16 — 14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Neither do people

A map of India.
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India Report

The World Impact international team recently gathered supporters to the Wichita campus to hear from two partners in India who faithfully reach people for Christ.


Giving Tuesday 2023: Help us End the Year Strong

As we reflect on our achievements and the lives that have been changed, we are reminded of the crucial role that supporters like you play in our mission. It is through your generosity and partnership that we can continue to empower urban church leaders to own and lead their own ministries, individuals, families, and neighborhoods flourish.

Prison Ministry

A Prisoner Encounters Jesus: A Story of Faith and Redemption

Prison can often be seen as a place devoid of hope and redemption, a place where individuals are trapped in their past mistakes. However, Justin Chung’s story is a testament to the transformative power of prison ministry in restoring faith and bringing about personal growth.

Church Based Seminary

What is Urban Ministry: Its Roots, Purpose, and Challenges

What exactly is urban ministry, and why is it so important? In this blog post, we’ll explore the roots and purpose of urban ministry and explore some of the core values and strategies that are integral to this work. By examining these key factors, we hope to shed light on the importance of urban ministry and how it can create lasting change in under-resourced communities.

Abe, who was discipled as a prisoner through The Urban Ministry Institute.
Church Based Seminary

From Gangs To Discipleship: Abe’s Story Of Redemption With The Urban Ministry Institute

Here are some powerful words of an individual serving a sentence behind bars: “We plant churches, we’re feeding the homeless, building a community with other churches. We are expanding God’s kingdom together.”

As a result of World Impact’s church-based seminary called The Urban Ministry Institute (TUMI), Abe experienced an incredible transformation in his life. Keep reading to learn more about his movement from gangs to discipleship.