Conversations: On the Train from NJ to NYC

Conversations: On the Train from NJ to NYC Whenever I think about why I do what I do or share with others my vision for life and ministry, I usually think about conversations I have had with others. These real life conversations are where I find my sense of calling and purpose. They also keep…

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Living Effectively at the Crossroads

In March it was projected that Latinos would become the largest ethnic or racial population in California. The year 2042 is now a well known marker for when experts project that whites will be the statistical minority in the U.S. Our current reality is that more and more people live at the crossroads, the intersection of peoples and nations from…

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What I’m Talking About When I Talk About Pastoral Ministry

What I’m Talking About When I Talk About Pastoral Ministry At it’s core, ministry is participating with God in the work of his kingdom here and now. God invites us to join his mission in redeeming and restoring all things in all the world. Our identity and calling is grounded in being made in God’s…

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The Complexity of Leading Well in a Globalized World

The Complexity of Leading Well in a Globalized World Living today in the twenty-first century means living in a postmodern, urban, global, and interconnected society. This reality leads to an ever increasing cross-cultural interaction, a diversity of experiences, and collaboration across geographical, political, ethnic, and socio-economic lines. The flattening of the world—including ease of communication, travel,…

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