Missions Misunderstood » Values

Posted January 27th, 2011 by E. Goodman

“Paul and his companions traveled throughout the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia. When they came to the border of Mysia, they tried to enter Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus would not allow them to. So they passed by […]

Tags: blessing, community, decisions, incarnation, neighborhood, Values

Filed under:Culture, Incarnation Posted March 24th, 2009 by E. Goodman

“The first will be last,” Jesus said. “Love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you.” A quick perusal of Jesus’ words will turn up all sorts of instructions that don’t seem to line up with what we’d consider “common sense.” He told his followers to “Turn the other cheek” (didn’t He know about […]

Tags: Counterintuitive, Pragmatism, Values