House Call

Peter N. Landless

a board-certified nuclear cardiologist, is director of the Health Ministries department of the General Conference.

​Sharing Health and Hope in Inner Cities

Q: My church is situated on the outskirts of an inner-city area. How can we make a difference in sharing health and hope to so many who are in need?


A:Most of the world’s population live (often just exist) in urban areas. Cities are places in which many immigrants seek employment and opportunities to improve their often difficult lives. There may be opportunities for work, but inner cities are also often the hub of drug dealers; crime syndicates; and corrupt and greedy landlords who often lease substandard and sometimes unsafe and unhealthful rooms/apartments to those who are unsuspecting, vulnerable, and …

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