LOVING ALL PEOPLES RESPONSE TO THE REFUGEE BAN

After giving this weeks events much thought, I wanted to respond to the Muslim refugee situation. It is not going to surprise anyone that Loving All Peoples wants refugees here and loves Muslims. You have seen that consistently from us for many years. We were of course deeply saddened by the decision. I thought it … Continue reading LOVING ALL PEOPLES RESPONSE TO THE REFUGEE BAN

FROM HATE TO LOVE ON A CROSS OUTREACH

What a day on the streets with the cross. It has been our prayer for years to have some Latino partners. It has been very difficult to reach people in the Latino community because of the cultural differences and language barriers. These two couples in the picture came to help us. They have never carried … Continue reading FROM HATE TO LOVE ON A CROSS OUTREACH

THE “RADICAL” WAY TO RESPOND TO RACISM

The weeks after the death of the 5 police officers in Dallas I tried to write about race in this country. It is obviously a very emotional and highly sensitive issue for everyone. In fact, I wrote a really long blog post but never sent it. I never felt quite right about it. I know … Continue reading THE “RADICAL” WAY TO RESPOND TO RACISM

SIMPLE LOVE CAN GO A LONG WAY

This day we were carrying the cross in an area known for drugs and prostitution. We saw a transsexual prostitute across the street. He knew we were there but he was purposely turning the other way. I don’t blame him for doing that. He had no idea what to expect from these crazy people carrying … Continue reading SIMPLE LOVE CAN GO A LONG WAY

HARD QUESTIONS: A CHALLENGE TO CHRISTIANS AND CHRISTIAN LEADERS

Before I start out, I want whoever is reading this to know that I have struggled mightily with this issue for years. Struggled with what the truth is and if and how I should encourage others in it. I have devoured the scriptures because of it, sought input from others, and of course sought God … Continue reading HARD QUESTIONS: A CHALLENGE TO CHRISTIANS AND CHRISTIAN LEADERS

CARRYING THE CROSS AMONG ADDICTS AND PROSTITUTES

This day was going to be another crazy day! We took the cross down to the Harry Hines area recently to love on and meet with addicts and prostitutes. We have learned that many drug addicts and prostitutes hang out early in the morning because they are either out all night or they are needing … Continue reading CARRYING THE CROSS AMONG ADDICTS AND PROSTITUTES

WHY WE DO NOT SHARE THE GOSPEL

There are of course many reasons why we do not share the gospel. But there is one reason that is not talked about a lot, but it may be having the most significant impact on us for why we do not share. Could it be that even as Christians, we don't really believe in the … Continue reading WHY WE DO NOT SHARE THE GOSPEL