Out of Context: John Burke

"I think we've focused some good attention on racism in the last 20 years, but I'm starting to wonder if 'ageism' is the next divide we will have to address."

-John Burke is pastor of Gateway Community Church in Austin, Texas and author of No Perfect People Allowed

Taken from "Family Portrait" in the Fall 2006 issue of Leadership Journal. To see the quote IN context, you'll need to see the print version of Leadership. To subscribe, click on the cover of Leadership on this page.

October 25, 2006

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Lonnie jones

November 09, 2006  4:43pm

Our goverment is trying to get rid of social security that benefits the aged. When a person spend their youth paying into social security,they should be able to reap the benefit of their labors

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J.J.

November 04, 2006  8:16pm

Yeah, I think BOTH the age-specific and the cross-generational methods have merit.

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alice

October 28, 2006  10:56pm

Maybe he means ageism in the church. Most churches today seem to do their best to keep different age groups apart from one another, and seem to have a prefered age range for participation in many ministries. We are a family, so we need to learn to be together. Cheers

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