We have become the noise

When we look at our church congregations and see that they are graying, it is not because our music needs tweaking, our sermons need to be shorter, our kids ministries need to be better and our leaders need to be younger. Our methods are not our primary problem. Our problem is that, in our search…

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We did not go in your place.

It inevitably happens. The pastor stands behind the microphone. The church listens. The missionary waits. Then these words resound through the sanctuary: “We cannot go to that country so we must send them in our place.” 

The missionary cringes. At least this one does. 

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VIDEO: Update on the street fight that broke out and the Gate staff who stopped it.

A few months back we told you about the street fight that broke out just outside The Gate with 150 youth and how our own Gate staff stepped in and kept it from escalating. We recently received a video of the incident and wanted to share that with you. 

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Waiting for the Music

So, as I’ve said before, the kind of move that we made exactly 2 months ago today has the tendency to throw off your rhythm of life. Now, don’t worry, we’re getting it back 🙂 but that’s not what I want to tell you about today.

When life finds its rhythm again, so does your heart. And when that happens the world slows down just enough for you to notice the people and the needs all around you.

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