Why White-Centered Discipleship Hurts Us All
A vision for bringing racial equity to the spiritual training of women.
This week, Helen Lee explores the deep need for diversity in discipleship. For my 14-year-old son, the word needle used to evoke feelings of pain. Do a discipleship diversity check.
What You Don’t Know About Rural America: 3 Common Misconceptions
The physical presence of a church and its spiritual impact are not the same thing.
The complexity and diversity of rural areas requires an acute understanding of the cultural heterogeneity of its residents as well as the disparate economic, political, environmental, and
Why You Most Certainly Will Fail to Reach Your Secular Friends
Many have never been given a single reason as to why God is relevant to their lives.
education. By the way, these are also the four major arenas of secular thought in the world. Use the pluralism diversity thesis to gain a seat at their table. After
The Most Astonishing Easter Miracle
It’s not that Jesus rose bodily from the grave.
in Christ. I am likely at this point to nod in agreement but add a line that is so important to me: Yes, we are united—and united in our diversity! That's the
Sunday Journeys - One Month at Moody Church
I love the diversity of cultures, ages, and worship styles.
1 of 3. Sunday Journeys - One Month at Moody Church. I love the diversity of cultures, ages, and worship styles. First, I love the diversity and the forward movement.
Should Churches Keep Their Civil War Landmarks?
How historic congregations grapple with Confederate legacy.
“That whole history has been an important catalyst for us in pursuing racial reconciliation in our community and diversity in our congregation in particular.”.
One, Broken World: What Christians Need to Recapture in "The Other"
A broken and hurting world needs Christians who show and share the love of Jesus.
calling of our God, who (1) created all in His image, man and woman; (2) gave His life for all who would believe; (3) is surely no respecter of persons; and (4) embraces diversity and the
Di-ver-si-ty: Overcoming Homogeneity in Our Churches
Racial diversity in local churches is a preview of eternity.
Di-ver-si-ty: Overcoming Homogeneity in Our Churches. Racial diversity in local churches is a preview of eternity. We in the US churches face challenges related to racial diversity.
Reconciling Witness And Worship: Six Ways To Begin
Imagine a church that considers its’ surrounding ‘neighbors’ and the future majority of our country in developing practices of worship.
Aug 25, 2016. worship, multicultural, diversity. Reconciling Witness And Worship: Six Ways To Begin. Consider what “diversity” looks like in your area. Are there North African refugees?
Thriving at the Edges of the World
E. Stanley Jones calls us to radical conservatism and a conservative radicalism.
Jones, in his devotional book The Way, highlighted the diversity of the prophets and teachers named in Acts 13:1 as evidence of a Church that brought together differing perspectives
The Election Forces Us to Talk about Race
One of the Church’s great challenges is unity in a very divided country.
The Church reflects this beauty in our diversity and our unity (2 Cor. 5:16-21). For the next four years, one of the Church's greatest challenges will be unity in a very divided country.
Southern Baptists Approve Alternate Resolution Against the Alt-Right
Confusion over scope and severity of white supremacist movement likely led the SBC to skip initial condemnation.
Moore, who champions diversity within his denomination, has been a target of alt-right trolling, as have many fellow advocates, evangelical leaders of color, and interracial and adoptive
Turning the World Upside Down, Down Under
As Americans debate the Benedict Option, anti-Christian fervor in Australia has convinced me that we need a more disruptive strategy.
free and all people respected. We have to show that we are the ones who believe in tolerance, diversity, and respect. We demonstrate the sincerity of
Weekend Edition—July 22, 2016
Distractions, Work, a Diverse America, Church signs, and more!
sharing. William Frey writes at the outset of their article, “Racial diversity will be the most defining and impactful characteristic of the millennial generation.