Followers of Jesus can do great work that contributes to restoration, regardless of the type of work they are in.
I don’t know if I should or not, but during this season I can’t help but connect with the emotions that flowed through Jesus in the days leading up to his crucifi
God calls all of us to build with him, no matter what our skills. Find what God is doing around you, pick a place and join in.
Christians are called to be bilingual; we are to speak the language of faith, grace, salvation, encouragement and reconciliation alongside the language of our work.
Along the natural pathways of life, some of the ways we make earth a little more like heaven are pretty straightforward, like painting walls, washing dishes and fixing brakes. However, the fruit of much of what we do – the things that touch peoples’ hearts and souls – may not be evident on this side of heaven.
Is it time for the church, which has largely moved out of cities, to return to the city and with legitimately good news? Even if it costs us, even if we can have it better outside the city separated from its crises?
In the coming week I would like to invite you to be FOR Detroit with focused prayer and fasting.
Meet Doug Cooper, Executive Director of Ashland Theological Seminary’s City Gates Initiative.
Geoff Hsu will be joining us for our 2015 City Gates Conference in Detroit!
Every Wednesday morning I join a friend for coffee. We meet at a nice place that has decent coffee. Our barista’s name is Marge. When I arrive at 7am she has already pou