An Updated Reading List on Multi-ethnic Ministry and a Short Apologetic for Broader Reading Patterns

Updating a Reading List for Multi-ethnic Ministry The bibliography associated with my chapter in A Heart for Community: New Models for Urban and Suburban Ministry (2010) is somewhat out of date. This is not because the previous books are irrelevant or have been superseded but because new literature has been added to the corpus of … More An Updated Reading List on Multi-ethnic Ministry and a Short Apologetic for Broader Reading Patterns

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Fighting the Urge to Live for Comfort, Convenience and Security

Tuesday is for Spiritual Challenge I love my country. Flaws and all, I love it. I think, on balance, it has been a force for good in the world, even with all of its missteps and corruptions. But it is dangerous to live here. Dangerous to the soul. Our affluence, our comforts, and the long … More Fighting the Urge to Live for Comfort, Convenience and Security

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Are You a Gentile?

Paul was a missionary, an apostle, a sent-one to the Gentiles. His call from God was to go the Gentile world, the non-Jewish world, and announce the gospel. And if you are not Jewish and yet believe in the Messiah of Israel, you are part of Paul’s legacy. Why was Paul sent to the Gentile … More Are You a Gentile?

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Final Song

What would say, if you could say nothing after you said it? For Keith Green, in 1978, it was this song. He lived to proclaim the wonder of Jesus and the Gospel of the Kingdom. The final song of NO COMPROMISE is called “Altar Call” and I think it was Keith’s attempt to say a … More Final Song

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Making Space to Do What We are Called to Do–Make Disciples

Two years ago while I was the pastor of another church, our church started to rethink how we are forming people in Christ, i.e. discipleship. As a part of that process I ran across one church’s description of . . . The Chair     The Row and the The Circle I thought it was very … More Making Space to Do What We are Called to Do–Make Disciples

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