Segregated Sundays: Genuine Community

Cross- cultural, multicultural, multiethnic or intercultural, whichever is your church’s claim to inclusivity, please be sure that your invitation is sincere, that your congregation understands what these words means and what they mean for the congregation.  It’s about relationship and how we relate to persons across cultures not just during Sunday morning worship but throughout the week.  Because […]

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Community Building

While I write on a variety of subjects and interests, recently, I have narrowed my theological focus to community.  I have been walking with several words and ideas for years now.  They have only had a place in my head though talking it out on paper has been my practice.  Honestly, I am waiting for […]

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Come Closer

In America, many of us have a long distance relationship with persons of other cultures.  Attempts have been made to describe the nature of our interactions as a melting pot (used to describe a place where persons of different cultures, beliefs and practices are mixed together) or a salad bowl (used to describe a place where cultures reside together while maintaining their distinctions).  […]

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A Christian Community

“How can we pray accurately for and harmoniously with the other members of God’s people?  Through song: song establishes all the members of the congregation in organic relationship.  The Christian recovers a sense of community and experiences the dynamics of community not through the categories of sociology but through the music of liturgy.  We would […]

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