Tag: love your neighbor

  • LTM trips

    I love short-term mission trips. Many of my most significant spiritual break throughs, both as a participant and as a pastor, have come on trips to far away places doing exotic things. But I can’t run from the fact that Jesus has called me to a Long-term Mission trip right in my neighborhood. To love […]

  • The God of My Neighborhood

    We want to change the world! We want our church to reach this whole community! God is the God of this city! [The crowd raises to its feet and cheers as the band begins to play…] These are guaranteed anthems to bring a church to its feet. But I’m left wondering if our ecclesiology is […]

  • Churches don’t reach people…

    Churches don’t reach people… People do. Maybe that’s a statement of the obvious for you. But if you read enough church blogs or look at enough books or listen to a bunch of pep talks you may begin to believe the lie that churches, their leaders, and their programs reach a lot of people. They […]

  • Brainstorm: Neighbors loving neighbors