The Church is changing, and it has been from the beginning…

I spend a lot of time with Church leaders on all levels. At some point in my conversations with those leaders, someone anxiously states, “I am really concerned about the future of our (the) Church.” My response is always the same, “Yes, the Church is absolutely changing,” and, “Guess what, it has been from its … More The Church is changing, and it has been from the beginning…

Predisposed Assumptions

Where we were raised, the economic values (both positive and negative) of our childhood, the diversity of cultures we were exposed to, the opinions of those closest to us toward those cultures, the religious or lack of religious influence of our family of origin… these all create a predisposed bias in each of us. What … More Predisposed Assumptions

Becoming Aware of the Prevalence of Racism in Our Society Today

I grew up in a multicultural context. There were Latinos, Native Americans, Anglos, a small Asian American population and an even smaller African American population. Amidst this diversity, at least as kids, we were part of the same small community. And yet,  particularly with time and perspective, racism was unquestionably prevalent. And such is the case … More Becoming Aware of the Prevalence of Racism in Our Society Today