Today, the nation, the Christian community, and the little town of Sutherland Springs, TX, in particular, are mourning the senseless carnage of another mass shooting. This morning, while the carnage was going on in Texas, I was preaching on a text (Matthew 10:24-42) that predicted that such things would be the part of the Christian … More Church Shooting in Texas: How Should We Respond?
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Tuesday is for Preaching I love this presentation of gospel truth not only for its clarity but also for its pastoral sensitivity. Doesn’t sound like Anselm had any problem with substitutionary atonement to me. I used this particular presentation with my father in the last months of his life. It…
The Mission Field at Our Door The nations have come to us. Ethnic diversity in our communities is a reality. As we step out the front door of our homes or apartments, the world, from a cultural and ethnic perspective, is at our doorsteps. Ministry here is not like ministry in a mono-cultural nation like … More Part 8: Resources for Multi-ethnic Ministry
Part 7 Links to previous posts include: Introduction: “Fighting Racism with the Gospel“ Part 1: “Ending Racism with Counter-cultural Gospel Ministry“ Part 2: “Ending Racism with Counter-Cultural Gospel Ministry: Part 2“ Part 3: “Ending Racism: Rethinking the Suburban Church: Part 3“ Part 4: “Six Core Values for Multi-Ethnic Ministry“ Part 5: “Growing Pains in Multi-ethnic Ministry“ Part 6: … More Promoting Multi-Ethnic Engagement and Leadership
A church planter I have the privilege of mentoring asked me to send him some links to some of the things I have written over the years to the concept of missional leadership and the contrast with leadership that tends in more attractional paths. Among the links I sent him was this one going back to … More A Baker’s Dozen of Missional Principles