A few years ago, God planted my wife and me down into a neighborhood church was established in the 1800s, but by 2008 the neighborhood had changed from mostly middle-class white to a more ethnically and socioeconomically diverse area. The congregation, for the most part, had not changed with the community.
I was called as the Youth and Education Minister, and we worked to build a youth ministry that reflected the community. I was excited for the opportunity, but I would have no idea what God had in store. I learned many lessons during that fruitful time of ministry, but I want to share four of them with you. …Read More.