Dec 8, 2016
hispanic, evangelical, election 2016
Rev. Salguero is the founder of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NaLEC) and a pastor in Orlando, FL
Ed: Recently, a PBS prime-time special (The New Deciders) and the NY Times Opinion page (The Evangelicalism of Old White Men Is Dead) highlighted the National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NaLEC) as a new kind of Evangelical electorate. What do you think they mean by this?
Dec 7, 2016
refugees, immigrants, election 2016
If we are pro-life, we are pro-refugee.
In this country fear has become a defining narrative, even among Evangelicals. It comes in many forms: fear of unemployment, fear of the unknown, fear of the infringement of rights—all concerning. But one in particular—fear of terrorism—has caused a unique ...
Dec 6, 2016
church planting, church growth
As it turns out, talking to ourselves may not be so crazy.
Here’s a confession for you. I talk to myself. A lot. Yes, I do mean out loud. I have regular conversations with myself: at work, at home, in the car … everywhere! Sometimes my family overhears me and it solidifies their belief that I’m just a little bit crazy. ...
Dec 5, 2016
preaching, teaching, Bible
Southeast Christian Church Teaching Pastor is the first in a new series
As early as Acts 2, Luke wrote that Christians were devoted to, “the apostles’ teaching,” which has at least something to do with what we would call “biblical preaching” today. Many scholars believe that much of the New Testament came from sermons ...
Dec 2, 2016
Louisville-based ministry shares the love of Jesus with women in the adult entertainment industry
I had been loving and serving dancers in strip clubs for several years when my teammates and I decided to do something special. While we usually just did hair and makeup, on this particular night we decided we would give the dancers pedicures.
We were given our usual greeting ...
Dec 1, 2016
Every preacher at some point has experienced the painful vulnerability of baring their soul.
For my wife and I, it’s a joy being Lucero’s pastor.
A young, intelligent, and enjoyable mother of an exuberant boy, Lucero has recently abandoned herself fully into the arms of Jesus, a true testament of the gospel’s power to transform hearts from darkness ...
Nov 30, 2016
Christianity, 21st century
E. Stanley Jones calls us to radical conservatism and a conservative radicalism.
The edges of the world capture our attention. Think of frontiers such as the frozen mountains of Antarctica, the Australian outback, or the Amazon jungle. They are places of great opportunity and, at the same time, filled with unknown threats.
As Americans, we have long been ...