“I simply argue that the cross be raised again at the centre of the market place as well as on the steeples of the church. I am recovering the claim that Jesus was not crucified between two candles, but on a cross between two thieves; on the town garbage heap; at a crossroad so cosmopolitan that they had to write his title in Latin, Hebrew and Greek; at the kind of place where cynics talk smut, thieves curse and soldiers gamble; because that’s where He died; and that is what He died about. And that is where church men and women should be; and what church men and women should be about.”
Geoge McLeod from the latest City Mission newsletter.
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