Happy Valentine’s Day! Go Love People

In Latin America’s Costa Rica today, Valentine’s Day is actually called the “Friendship Day.”  The scope of the celebration extends beyond romantic love to include the wider range of how we can love other people.  Seemed like a perfect day to talk about loving people. Loving people is central to being a human.  Even when … More Happy Valentine’s Day! Go Love People

APEST Culture: Almost a Silver Bullet by Alan Hirsch

By Alan Hirsch Culture is made up of many diverse symbols, forms, ideas, languages, actions, rituals, and so on. I use the term “APEST culture” here deliberately because I want it to include not only the essential issue of personal vocation and calling, but also all the various social functions associated with each aspect of … More APEST Culture: Almost a Silver Bullet by Alan Hirsch

Operationalizing the Love of God Through “Faithful Presence”

Paul Sparks, Tim Soerens and Dwight J. Friesen have seen—in cities, suburbs and small towns all over North America—how powerful the gospel can be when it takes root in the context of a place, at the intersection of geography, demography, economy and culture. Here is a video introduction into their work. Join them and follow … More Operationalizing the Love of God Through “Faithful Presence”