As we round the pandemic’s corner this summer, shifting from hunkering down to opening up, I’d like to highlight Good News in the Neighborhood of the local church here on my blog and on my social channels. Send me your Good News stories to highlight Is your church running a food pantry? Are you connecting…… Continue reading Good News Stories
Here’s what I know for sure. Merely complaining about it online without taking direct action is a waste of time. Trust me, I’ve done it way more than you have. I see this all the time on Nextdoor, someone complains about ____ but when I ask what actions they’ve taken, they haven’t taken any, they…… Continue reading “What can I do about child separation at the border?”
video not working? Here’s the original post I think we just had a little church, gang. That’s Good News in the Neighborhood, right there. Amen Jason Brown, amen.
http://youtu.be/4Mx1UsNulaA Leaders take people where they would otherwise not go on their own. I’m thankful for these young leaders, agentes de cambio, who are bringing to attention a problem in my neighborhood. I’ve seen this problem and done nothing. If I’m honest, my favorite corner store is probably guilty of exactly what they are talking…… Continue reading When Teenagers Are Good News in My Neighborhood, Literally
One place the Good News needs to prevail is helping to reshape our neighborhoods. We, as a culture, obey the rule of affinity in our lives. Who we gather with, who we have as friends, where we go to worship… our entire place in this world is governed by affinity. We do stuff we like.…… Continue reading The Proximity Gospel
“Like a Good Neighbor. State Farm is There.” That’s a familiar slogan, isn’t it? If you live in the United States chances are good that I just put that jingle in your head. But have you ever stopped to think about the meaning of this song? What is State Farm saying? It’s an insurance company…… Continue reading Like a Good Neighbor…
What if everyone on my block knew who I was? What if other people on my block knew each other because I introduced them? What if I knew what the needs of my neighbors were and were in a position to activate others to help? And what if I had an eye to initiate or…… Continue reading A House of Good News
Like you, I’m shocked at the popularity of Haterade. a figurative drink representing a modality of thought. those who consume it are themselves consumed by the negativity which with they speak. ~ Urban Dictionary Word of the Day, July 26th 2005 It feels like Haterade is on sale all over Facebook and Twitter these days. People…… Continue reading Turn up the love
Where We’ve Been In the 1940s Billy Graham became one of Youth for Christ’s first full-time evangelists. In post-World War II America, he took to the airwaves and spoke at rallies around the world. Thousands responded. And, in some ways, modern-day evangelicalism was born. Back then the Bible was taught in schools. It was a…… Continue reading Beyond Proclaiming Christ
I don’t know who Dan Cook is, but it looks like he could use a little good news in the neighborhood.