Risen Indeed!

Like many, it is my tradition to participate in a Sunrise Service for Easter Sunday Worship. This year, I attended the City Wide Community worship in Charlotte. Several Christ communities gathered together among the towering buildings in Romare Bearden Park  to worship in the coolness of this morning’s air. Each presenter shared music, prayer, andContinue reading “Risen Indeed!”

What’s Next?

The division in our nation is national news. As we gather in the comfort of pews in the coming months, some joyfully breathe a sigh of relief and some fear for what’s ahead. We continue to hear our world in terms of us and them. What is next for our nation? As people of God,Continue reading “What’s Next?”

In The Air

  “Love is in the air In the whisper of the tree Love is in the air In the thunder of the sea And I don’t know if I’m just dreaming Don’t know if I feel safe But it’s something that I must believe in And it’s there when you call out my name” TheContinue reading “In The Air”

One Thing Your Congregation Can Teach You About Diversity

Diversity is one of the most misused words spoken in our churches today.  I often hear pastors and church leaders speak of diversity, but diversity is a very broad term.  Here’s the question to help you move your church towards understanding the full range of meaning of the word.  Is there an intercultural ministry mindsetContinue reading “One Thing Your Congregation Can Teach You About Diversity”

Are you prepared?

I believe our very nature is to stay where we are, with what we know.  Moving outside our comfort zones often becomes the challenge. Recently someone asked me, “How can we really serve our community in new ways? I believe the answer lies in the question, “Are you prepared to serve the changing demographics ofContinue reading “Are you prepared?”

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