In Jeremiah 32, the prophet Jeremiah enters into a land deal with his cousin Hanamel in one of the worst real estate markets imaginable. Does his prophetic economic activity open up new horizons of possibilities for Christian disciples today in the face of urban blight and seemingly dead economic potential in many urban neighborhoods?
Ryan Kellermeyer has lived in the Hunting Park neighborhood of North Philadelphia since 2000, where he has been a community developer and working as a specialist in foreclosure of tax delinquent real estate. He was a co-founder of Hunting Park United, and is a consultant for nonprofit organizations. He is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity with a concentration in Urban Leadership at Biblical Theological Seminary in Hatfield, PA. He is a Deacon at Grace and Peace Community Fellowship and serves on the boards of Hunting Park United, Fruit of the Vine International, and Timoteo Youth Football. Twitter: @rkphl