A Culturally Diverse Community
America is the Greatest Nation on Earth14/08/2016
God’s dream for the World: God’s dream has always been for humans to form a single, united community under his royal, loving leadership. This dream was shatter when our sin set us against one another and divided us up into different tribes and nations. But God refused to give up on this dream. God called a man named Abraham and told him, I will make you into a great nation. I will bless you and . . . you will be a blessing to others. . . . All the families on earth will be blessed through you.” Gen. 12: 2-3 NLT
Wading Into Toxic Conversations07/08/2016
Right now, this nation is polarize like never before. About to embark on THEE most contentious election of our lifetime. And regardless of your political affiliation, how many of you, when you think of the next few months, it gives you some heartburn? There are a lot of us that feel that way.
Building Toward that Garden City31/07/2016
What Am I Called to do in this World17/07/2016
Job Title: Image Bearers of God. . . .Job Description: Partner w/ God as rulers (Kings/Queens) over Creation. Rule is lived out through our work. By Developing Social World (families, neighborhoods, communities) Developing Natural World (shape, make, develop, program) Do it in way that help creation in general, humanity in particular, to thrive and flourish.
Living as Modern Day Kings and Queens10/07/2016
OK, so we're Kings and Queens. Cool. But for those of us who live in the Chicago suburbs, what does 'ruling' look like?