Don’t Be Moral, Be Holy

Don’t Be Moral, Be Holy

As Christians, we constantly talk about “being like Jesus.” There has been much confusion about how does this look like in real life. How can you tell for sure that you are following the King? Let me give you two thoughts.   First, pursuing moralism does not...
Why Talking about Jesus is Not Enough

Why Talking about Jesus is Not Enough

There was loud music playing through massive speakers all over the place. You could really feel the excitement in the air. It was such a surreal experience for me. Thousands of people gathered together to see him. To hear him. What an event it was! “It is our only and...
The ABC’s of missions partnerships

The ABC’s of missions partnerships

I am deeply thankful for what God is doing here in Mexico City by allowing us to have supporters in the US. However, I would like to give you my very personal perspective on missions as I see it biblically. When contacting churches and when talking to pastors, I want...
The False Expectations of High Expectations

The False Expectations of High Expectations

 Pastoring a church is one of the most life-changing experiences one could ever face. Perhaps you planted a church, or maybe you took over a thriving church, or it could be that you are involved in a revitalization endeavor with a declining church, but whatever your...
Who Are You And Why It Matters

Who Are You And Why It Matters

In an era of great and hopeful initiatives to repair our world, we Christians find ourselves in the middle of a difficult conjuncture—namely, who are we? How exactly are we to “help” our community that is hurting so deeply? The perfect storm has been formed: racial...