On the west side of Chicago, two historic neighborhoods sit side by side. They are divided by the city limit of Chicago. The Austin neighborhood dates to 1870 with an early “L” train transforming it to vibrant 1920s community, while adjacent Oak Park was made famous by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. But today, under the difficult race history of the city, Austin is known as a black neighborhood, Oak Park is known as white, and dividing Austin Blvd. marks an invisible line between.
On a Sunday Afternoon, William felt an unexpected urge from God to stand up in the middle of his lunch and go see what was happening across his street.
We want to be the answer to Jesus’ prayer.
“I in them and you in me, that they may become completely one, so that the world may know that you have sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.”
Walk Across the Street is the response to a moment. Christians more than ever are seeing the need for gospel reconciliation. Many will walk across the street with us. Yet resources are needed. We can’t do this without you. Be part of the movement.