Tag Archives: Missionary

Win the City…Win the World

     I read an article by Timothy Keller that spoke of the significance of the city and it’s theme throughout the scriptures. It rocked me to say the least. I have such a desire to see effective ministry in the city and it is so refreshing to know that my passion for urban environments lines up with God’s heart. I’ve questioned my call before only to have God provide some form of reassurance but, this article was one more reassuring gift God graced me with. Continue reading

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A “Cross Cultural” Mission

We’ve been on the mission field for a little over a year and a half but, just this past Tuesday I felt for the first time like a cross cultural missionary. Some of you, as I, might find this surprising because I’m an African-American predominately seeking to reach other African-Americans. The term cross cultural missionary is typically ascribe to the missionary who leaves their home to be a witness to a people group in a different part of the world. This change from one culture to another may necessitate learning a new language, behavior expectations, recreational activities, etc. It is obvious that when one person leaves his home and travels to another country that the degrees of separation would be much greater than someone who may go from one region to another however, the need to be a learner of culture is still necessary. Continue reading

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