Between 6:00 – 9:00 AM your middle class neighborhood clears out. Or so you think. The vast majority of residents wake up, make a cup of coffee, put on morning radio, and drive to work. But what happens while you’re away? Have you ever wondered? Probably not. We live in an out of sight out…… Continue reading While you’re at work
Yesterday, I received this comment on the post The Goal of the Staffless Church. I think that the comment is representative of a lot of people’s opinions, and I wanted to report the comment as well my response for the purpose of discussion. Pete’s comment: I get what you’re saying and where you’re coming from,…… Continue reading Why would giving more offerings to the poor change the community?
Yesterday our church hosted an event called Christmas in the City. It was one of the most unique expressions of God’s love I’ve ever witnessed. We are an unashamedly urban ministry. Situated in City Heights, a diverse working poor community, we reach out to the neighborhood in ways that just wouldn’t work in the suburbs.…… Continue reading Christmas in the City