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Giving Rural Ministry a Closer Look

Before moving to Grove City, Pennsylvania, in 2016, Seulgi Byun was a bona fide cosmopolitan. The cities he has called home include London, Boston, Tokyo, Seoul, Melbourne, and Singapore. Grove City, on the other hand, sits 50 miles from the closest city and has a population of roughly 7,800. As Byun, an associate professor of biblical and religious studies at Grove City College and scholar-in-residence at City Reformed Presbyterian Church, settled into life in his rural, agricultural community, he developed a vision for helping the college be a good neighbor to the churches in its rural context...

By Megan Fowler
byFaith: The Magazine of the Presbyterian Church in America