"The problem of reconciliation is much too big to be wrestled to the ground by plans that begin in the minds of men."
Focus on these things in sermon preparation and you'll minimize the distractions that can derail productivity.
Ed Stetzer: “A multicultural church is not simply about skin tone, but about the intentional engagement of cultures.”
Leaders call for a reformation of unity and diversity.
“When We’re in a Posture of Hospitality, We Can’t Objectify Those With Whom We Disagree. We Can’t Throw Stones While Serving Bread.”
Can a church really hope to transform a community if in fact it does not reflect the community, particularly in terms of ethnic and economic diversity?
“Heaven and Hell Show Up in the Balance as Jesus Pointedly Discusses the Inability to Separate our Love of Neighbor From our Love of Him.”
For Hope Church, becoming multiethnic is an essential component of reflecting the gospel.
"It’s less about proving you're right or wrong, and more about seeing others draw closer to the unconditional love of Jesus."
I’m a white male who teaches at a prestigious college. There’s much to unpack in that sentence, but it’s certainly a position of cultural power. As a white male, I’m certainly...