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Honor/Shame Sub-Cultures in the U.S.
Tags: american, church, gamgs, honor, shame, subcultures
While shame may be primary in some societies, it is present to some degree in all cultures. And honor and shame are dominant influences in many pockets of American society in which public praise...
The American Way... But is it the Best Path?
Tags: american, breakthrough, conquest, olympics, servant
Every two years I am reminded just how easy it is to fall into nationalistic triumphalism. Blame the Olympics. Here in the U.S. we generally think of the Games as friendly but serious...
Obituary for the American Church
Tags: american, church, culture, western
From time to time I will have the people I’m discipling write out their own pastoral obituary. I ask them to write out how our enemy would take them out, rendering them unable to serve their family...
Five Lessons the American Church is Learning from Church-Planting Movements
Tags: american, church planting, conversion, reproduciblity
News of Church-Planting Movements (CPMs) happening around the world has been a wake up call for many American church leaders to reexamine, reframe and retool. Others have simply dismissed rapid...