Photo by Tim Ellsworth
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (BP) -- U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis takes center stage for most of the country on Sunday evening (Feb. 4), when it hosts the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles for Super Bowl LII.
Almost in the shadow of the stadium, only six blocks away, sits an obscure coffee shop that won't capture the national spotlight -- even though the work going on there has significant ramifications.
The coffee shop, known as the Jaur Café (for Just As You Are -- or UR), is owned and operated by Grace in the City Church, a church plant led by John Steger. Partnering with the Southern Baptist Convention's North American Mission Board, the church meets at the coffee shop for worship on Sundays. And the café serves as the economic engine that helps support the ministry of the church. Read More