Ethnodoxology: What it Means and Why it’s Essential for Church Planting
Ethnodoxology blends missiology with studies in worship and the arts and encourages worship in local art forms in Christian communities around the world.
Jesus' Advice To Those Going on Mission Trips
Some people say that we shouldn't do short-term mission trips because our track record is poor - we can do so much damage. The critique is fair - a
How schools can get children to eat their vegetables
Researchers have discovered that a few small tricks can make a big difference.
Gerson and Betsy Tejeda's Ministry
Gerson and Betsy Tejeda serve with World Gospel Mission (WGM) in Texas/Mexico Border Ministries.
What You're For, What You're Against!
"Be known for what you're for rather than what you're against." This statement--in various forms--has become something of a Christian cliche over the past decade. Nearly every time I hear it, I wonder if those who so often state it understand the irony of the potential false dilemma that they have inadvertantly created for themselves. Insisting that we should want to be known for what we're for rather than for what we're against includes being known for being against being known for what we're against. You may actually be making a statement akin to that which almost every unbeliever makes when they, in opposition to the Bible's condemnation of sin, misuse the only verse in the Bible that they know, "Judge not..."--which, ironically, is a quite judgmental response To be fair, I strongly…
How Principals Allay Resistance and Build Support for Change
Leadership experts Ronald Williamson and Barbara Blackburn share strategies to help principals build support for needed change, even among resistant educators.
How To Commit Adultery
This is "How To Commit Adultery - Paul Westbrook" by Metro Community Church on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
How "Race Tests" Maintain Evangelical Segregation
Comedian John Crist's YouTube sketches lampooning Christian subculture have gained notoriety largely due to the repetitive one liners that tap directly into the core of American Christianity writ large. A recent sketch, satirizing what a pastor or worship director at a large church would say in prep
What I've found working at Open Door Mission
Working at the Open Door Mission... When I moved from the small town of Berkeley Springs, WV to Omaha, NE three years ago I would hea...
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…