Faith Habits focus on Embracing the Cross! Love Habits focus on Experiencing...– Missional Challenge: Missional Practices: Habits of Faith, Hope and Love - Dr. Dave DeVries
A Vision - Shane Hipps →
Here is an audio recording of Shane Hipps (teaching pastor at Mars Hill Church in Grand Rapids) preaching from Acts 10. The message is about the vision of Mars Hill to be a church where people from all sorts of backgrounds and persuasions are welcome. This is what we want to be at Columbia Seminary, too.
We Do It Differently - Landon Whitsitt and the... →
Landon Whitsitt is the vice moderator of the PC(USA) and author of Open Source Church: Making Room for the Wisdom of All. This article is a nice peek into his thinking about leadership and the church. ”By modeling openness to their congregation, leaders demonstrate that openness is a viable option for engaging with others.”
Kevin DeYoung speaking at John Piper’s “Think” conference. Worth the time. While it seems to me that Kevin is correct in pointing toward a lack of emphasis on the proclamation of the reign of Jesus on the part of some, it also seems that he has more narrowly construed a few texts and not paid enough attention to the whole of biblical teaching.
Holding a Space Open for the “Other” - Tracie... →
It is very difficult in a polarized cultural environment to actually build and sustain an open, learning place for ourselves and others to meet.
The Goal Of A Leader… Perry Noble →
Wisdom from a fine young leader.
Sex-Trafficking at the Super Bowl - Justin Holcomb →
This is the sort of problem that is often “hidden in plain view.” As many churches prepare to use the Super Bowl as some form outreach or fellowship within their own congregations, here’s another opportunity to engage in Kingdom concern.