As pastor, J was part of the effort to bring a Level One Trauma Center to the Southside of Chicago. University Church – where he pastors – was the first church to sign onto the effort, and he brokered a series of meetings between University officials and the community organizers. This story represents amazing progress for the Southside of Chicago, is well told by Crain’s, and worth reading in full. J is featured in PART 2.
PART 1: THE RUMBLE
PART 2: THE REVERSAL