Ethnic Churches in America: A Conversation

Are ethnic churches biblically unfaithful? A fruitful conversation between Clark Fobes, Daniel Eng, and myself.

/ March 20, 2017

Shalom and Worship

The real reason that worship heals or strengthens weary hearts is not the song, the musicianship, or the performer. It’s the shalom that is created.

/ March 17, 2017

Introducing City Image: A Podcast for the City, by the City

Bryant Parsons, Richard Bowman, and Danny Ortiz have launched a new podcast focused on the issues confronting Christians in urban America.

/ March 15, 2017

Too Wise to Err, Too Good to be Unkind

There is deep comfort to be found in the truth of God's kindness and wisdom. Pregnancy, miscarriage, new birth, and Spurgeon-- here's a recent chapter from the story of God's goodness in my life.

/ March 3, 2017

Tom Perez and the Future of Latinos

The Democratic National Committee has just elected their first Latino chairman. What does this mean for the future of Latinos?

/ March 1, 2017

Shalom, A Ginormous Mega-Theme in the Bible

The biggest thing that differentiates The Dutch Reformed from their Scottish Presbyterian kin is in how much and how heavily they emphasize the concept of Shalom.

/ February 24, 2017

Social Justice and the Great Commission

A holistic fulfillment of the Great Commission must include a concern for the entire person—both soul and body.

/ February 16, 2017

The Shepherd is Also a Sheep

Pastors are called to shepherd the flock of God. But when shepherds forget they are also sheep, they risk destroying their ministries and congregations.

/ February 10, 2017

Reflections on Chinese Missions Convention 2016 and the Chinese Evangelical Church

There are precious lessons from the Chinese Evangelical community that we shouldn't leave behind. Here are some reflections on a major Chinese missions conference and prayer points for the American Chinese church.

/ February 2, 2017

A Confucian Trinity Is Not The God of The Bible

The Christ of the New Testament is not a Confucian son of Filial Piety, but a Prince of Shalom. And therein lies the critical difference.

/ January 31, 2017