Urban Ministries Inc. announced today that its founder Dr. Melvin E. Banks Sr. died on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 86. Banks launched UMI in 1970 to provide African American churches and individuals with images reflecting their congregations and relatable, Christ-centered content from an urban perspective.
Elisabeth Elliot was one of the most influential Christian women of the twentieth century. Her books were considered staples in many evangelical homes. One book, Through Gates of Splendor, ranked number nine on Christianity Today’s list of the Top 50 books that have shaped evangelicals. That and another […]