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The African Diaspora (Part 1): A Brief History and Lessons
Immigrant lessons from Joseph, Daniel, Esther, and Nehemiah
Joseph also blessed his own people by providing food in famine, and some in the diaspora can provide needed assistance to their family or community. Learning from Daniel.
Pastors, Here’s a Novel Idea: Invite Newcomers to Lunch
Include church members that are good at making people feel welcome
Avoid the awkward questions that put someone on the spot. Next, enjoy some good food together. This is what Jesus did—he fellowshipped around food.
Evangelism and the Marketplace: Four Stories of Evangelism on the Streets of Chicago
Evangelism professor talks to people while they're waiting for the train
And it's fun! This past Friday, I went with Maddy and Amanda to the food court at Ogilvie Transportation Center and we had four deep and engaging evangelistic conversations.
How a Small Congregation Fed 145,000 People
God is using 124 people from this historic congregation to support a big ministry.
Then in 2000, Raymie Malloy took on leadership of the church's Social, Mission, and Outreach Ministry, which gave oversight to food collection and distribution.
Houston Stories: How God Is Working through Crosspoint Church in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
Donating money, instead of supplies, helps the local economy.
shelters that had been set up. Our members were at the church as soon as their streets drained to bring water, food, clothing, etc. to those who had escaped
20 Truths from "Sing!"
When we sing we witness to the people in our church who are yet to believe
(52-53). Our singing is not just a gathering for our own family. The doors are open, there is plenty more room at the table, and there is more than enough food for everyone who is hungry.
7 Principles to Lead as Jesus Led
We can draw inspiration from the ways that Jesus led.
(John 6:38). Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of him who sent me and to accomplish his work.” (John 4:34). 3. Jesus defined greatness as being a servant.
More on Leaving White Evangelicalism: A Response from Bryan Loritts
People of color need to establish our own conferences, organizations, and networks.
widows being overlooked. He says it louder in Acts 10 as he green lights Peter to eat non-kosher food once banned from his Jewish palate. And in Acts
Don’t Despise Small Town Living: Jesus Didn’t
Capernaum was home to about 1,500 people.
You truly learn to love your neighbor as yourself. Friendships are forged for life. No feud is ever worth missing your weekly burrito on Mexican Food Night at the local café.
Go Where The Humans Are: What One Movement’s Small Town Task Force Has Learned So Far
If there are humans in small towns, then they need churches.
Their churches are vital to their towns as they provide resources like food, recovery groups, places for civic discourse, and counseling to schools after tragic events.
Five Things Small Town Church Planters Wish Their Denominational Leaders Knew
Planters in rural America feel misunderstood and ignored.
Imagine how encouraging it would be if a rural pastor walked into a conference and listened to a pastor from rural Indiana whose church hosts the only food pantry and recovery service
Evangelism is a Four Letter Word
Evangelism isn’t what it used to be and is uncertain of what it should be.
Live evangelism. FOOD. Whether in your home, at a restaurant, or tailgating, food breaks down barriers between individuals and cultures. PLAY. Like to fish? Basketball? Jog?
Our Hospitality Mandate (Part One)
What Does an Authentic Christian Reception of Syrian Refugees to the United States Look Like?
I was preparing with a team to go on a missions trip to Israel's Jewish absorption centers, I met a young lady named Rosebud who was taking a break in the fast food restaurant where
How Government Support Saved Me
Signing up for food stamps changed my view of poverty in America.
Signing up for food stamps changed my view of poverty in America. I felt sweet relief being able to go to the grocery store, swipe my card, and purchase food for my family.
Planting 1,000 Churches in Your Lifetime
Churches need to be planted and then quickly need to plant other churches.
This 260-pound “baby” will feed on his or her mother's milk for about six months. At that point, the calf will begin transitioning to solid food, while continuing to nurse until age three.
What Arab Leaders Think of USAID Funding Persecuted Christians
Middle East believers pray more American money won't mean more problems.
What Arab Leaders Think of USAID Funding Persecuted Christians. 1 of 2. International.
I’m Not Called to Keep My Kids from Danger
I can’t keep my kids safe. But I can prepare them for a life of faithfulness.
However, we also experienced new beauty: the simplicity of not being able to shop for much more than food; a slow pace of living that allowed us to focus on relationships; fulfilling
How to Welcome New Neighbors and Invite Them to Church at the Same Time
Invite new neighbors to church!
itself. It has healthy smoothies, coffee bar, gelato for a $1, hot and cold food buffets, pizza, BBQ and sushi. brave. This is the theater that brings food to your seat.
Seven Evangelism Environments Artists Create
How the church can leverage the arts for evangelism.
the 'voices' of our cultures and communities, narrating our peoples' stories through the poems, paintings, dances, films, dramas, designs, architecture, fashions, food, sculptures, songs
John Perkins: I Wish I Had Done More to Help Poor White People
An excerpt from ‘Dream with Me: Race, Love, and the Struggle We Must Win.’
off guard. I wanted to treat them like many people want to treat the poor: I was going to buy and prepare them food and even wash their dishes. Such
Why So Many Christians Wanted a ‘Pagan Brawler’ in the White House
Stephen Mansfield: Why So Many Conservative Christians Wanted a ‘Pagan Brawler’ in the White House
And how their choice of Trump has affected the church since last year’s election.
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