Came Across This Quote: and didn’t like it “Some of our Sunday morning separation is not wrong; it’s just a matter of cultural preferences similar to the variety on our radio dial. People like certain genres of music. It’s not often you will find country, blues, jazz, hip hop and rock music all on the … More Ethnic Separation: Is It Always Wrong?
I’ve spent the last two days in meetings with a group of Evangelical Free Church leaders working hard at trying to help one another become a denomination that loves and ministers in such away that ALL PEOPLES are welcomed equally in all areas of ministry and church life. Turns out, it is much harder than … More America Was Never a Christian Nation — not in any biblical sense anyway
Friday is for Heart Songs “The disappearance of nations would impoverish us no less than if all people were made alike, with one character, one face. Nations are the wealth of mankind, they are its generalized personalities: the smallest of them has its own particular colours, and embodies a particular facet of God’s design.” —Alexander … More Thinking about Multi-ethnic Ministry
Weekend Links Waiting to get information on the closing for our house in Bolingbrook and looking forward to the Phillies series with Washington this weekend. Enjoy these links for the weekend. My hope is that they will inform, challenge and stimulate you to think more Christianly about every category of life.. Better Thinking about Culture … More WH Corruption; IRS Scandal: Abortion Fallout; Lesbian Love Letter; John Piper
Weekend Links Some links to challenge and delight, to embolden and sober, to grow and inflame. And as always, I share them, I don’t necessarily endorse all that is in them. Enjoy. Better Leaders Five Types of Mentors (Ron Edmondson—Growing leaders all have mentors. Here’s a survey of five different types) Reclaiming Civility as a … More Weekend Links to Enliven Your Morning, Energize Your Conversations and Enlighten Your Soul
Weekend Musings Twenty years ago when I came out of California to Illinois to plant a “multi-ethnic” church most people thought I was crazy. I wasn’t. New Song Church and the other churches we have planted are miracles and God is glorified. Update: If you are working in a multi-ethnic area, this is one of … More I Can’t Wait to Read this Book!