Book Review: A Big Gospel in Small Places

“But to the extent evangelicals despise the small places, we will fail them. We cannot serve what we despise.”
Page 35

This week, A Big Gospel in Small Places: Why Ministry in Forgotten Communities Matters by Stephen Witmer was released. It clocks in at around 200 pages, with the main body of the book ending on page 183 with Acknowledgements and end notes following. I received a copy at the Small Town Summits event in October, which gave me the opportunity to read and prepare a review of it for this week. I did not read Ray Ortlund’s forward, so it will not…