Is Your Worldview Clock-Wise or Counter-Clock-Wise?

Is Your Worldview Clock-Wise or Counter-Clock-Wise?

We were traveling to some remote villages in Kenya, just northwest of Nairobi. As our African leaders drove down the road, we came to a place, “You are now crossing the Equator.” It suddenly occurred to me even though I had crossed the equator numerous times, it was...
America Is a Mission Field

America Is a Mission Field

I love the story of what happened to a church in a neighboring town from where I live in Indiana. The Auburn Presbyterian Church, like most Presbyterian churches, was made up of upper-middle class and upper class, white-collar people who live in the all-white, bedroom...
Spiritual Gifts — Discover Your Sweet Spot

Spiritual Gifts — Discover Your Sweet Spot

Help write my new book and provide me feedback on this article. Please comment at the end after reading this article! – Kent The concept, paradigm, or worldview of spiritual gifts establishes a culture, a reality: each person has different gifts, and therefore...
Share what God is doing in your life

Share what God is doing in your life

I’m sure you would like to see your church reach those who don’t know Jesus in your community and beyond. Outreach has three parts: (1) Evangelism: telling others about Jesus Some people have the gift of evangelist (about 10% of most congregations). Most of us do not...
Millennials: Faith and Mission

Millennials: Faith and Mission

Millennials are those between 18-29. They might be your children, or your grandchildren. If you are a millennial, you likely are reading this column online. Millennials are children of the internet. As those born into an electronic world, they are natural networkers....