Tag Archives: Issues in the Church

Dysfunctional Heart (Part 2 of 2)

I’ve recently been invited to sit in our church staff meetings. The leadership often repeats the statement, “gospel growth in the context of family while living on mission,” as our philosophy for discipleship. However, I have never really understood what it meant practically, so the statement had no impact on my life. Well last week, our senior leader explained it and provided scriptural basis for it. It blew my mind. It was fairly hard to hear, primarily because it rattled my worldview. Continue reading

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Racism and the Church

This is an awesome discussion on race and the church. It touches on the truth that the Gospel has the power to break racial barriers and why we see so little of its power in our own realities as Americans. It’s a bit long but well worth the time.

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