I have countless friends who have a side hustle. Some revenue stream that is separate from their primary job which helps pay the bills. They sell knives or makeup or handbags, sing in a band, blog (wait a second), work at a coffee shop...the list goes on. And you know what...power to them! If a … Continue reading Jesus and the “Side Hustle” Hijack
As a young driver, I did not appreciate the need to get my car aligned until I blew out my tire while driving down the road one day. I thought the constant pull of the steering wheel could simply be compensated for without any negative effects. I was wrong. Compensating was possible, but it came … Continue reading The Cost of Compensating: Leadership lessons from the side of the road.
Christians should be at the forefront of breaking down racial, ethnic, and cultural barriers in our society. Here are three ways that Christian leaders can intelligently allow their Christian faith to begin to break down racial and cultural barriers in the workplace. Craft a redemptive mission statement. Every business worth its salt has a mission … Continue reading 9-5 Christianity: 3 ways you can begin to dismantle racial, ethnic, and cultural barriers in the workplace.
Read how a multi-cultural church can serve as an initial check against racist and divide language through soul-deep reconciliation.
Frankly, a multi-cultural church is better equipped to reach the nations for Jesus. The early church was more than just a collection of various cultures huddled together and only begrudgingly gathering once in a while for corporate worship. No, the first church was a multi-cultural community utterly dependent on the Holy Spirit and one another. … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why We Need More Multi-Cultural Churches Part 3: Intelligently Equipped
From the very beginning, the church has benefited from culturally diverse leadership. Many churches today need to rediscover the value of this ancient truth. One of the first conflicts that arose in the early church had to do with a clash of cultures. Specific ethnic groups felt as though they were experiencing different care from … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why We Need More Multi-Cultural Churches Part 2: Effective Leadership
Jesus told his disciples to wait to launch his church until the Holy Spirit came upon them (Acts 1:4-5). Ok, so when did that happen? The Holy Spirit came at a time when people from all over the globe were gathered together in Jerusalem (Acts 2:5). Jesus sent the Holy Spirit at a time when … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why We Need More Multi-Cultural Churches Part 1: The Law of Attraction