Is Diversity Just a Cultural Issue?

Racial and ethnic diversity in the church is not simply a cultural issue it’s a gospel issue. I recently wrote about some encouraging signs of racial progress in a Southern Presbyterian church.  While most of the comments were positive, one person raised a concern that I’ve often encountered:  When you talk about race aren’t you … Continue reading Is Diversity Just a Cultural Issue?

Upcoming Book- United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity by Trillia Newbell

Trillia Newbell is a name you should know.  This woman of God is a prolific blogger, a burgeoning conference speaker, and now she's an author.  Her forthcoming book, United: Captured by God's Vision for Diversity, combines Trillia's touching personal story with timeless biblical truth.  In it she conveys her heart for a more racially and ethnically … Continue reading Upcoming Book- United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity by Trillia Newbell

Doubling Down on Christian Community

When life gets busy time spent in Christian community is often the first thing to go.  But it is in these times when we actually need fellowship more, not less. Fall: When Busyness Comes Back It's back-to-school season, and whether you're a student, or a teacher, or you've been working year-round, the summer lull has … Continue reading Doubling Down on Christian Community

Why You Should Go to Small Group, Even When You Don’t Feel Like It

I wage war every Wednesday. Should I drag myself out of the house and go to small group or just stay home? The Battle My body says, "Don't you dare get up from this couch." My toddler says, "Sure.  Keep me up past my normal bedtime. I promise I'll make it interesting!" And my heart … Continue reading Why You Should Go to Small Group, Even When You Don’t Feel Like It