God was just doing what He always does, taking these weird rappers with no theological training, and He puts His glory on display. We were baffled. Just for us to be participants in that has been super encouraging.
In a world of sound bites, Instagram, #, and Twitter, we have become really good at saying as much as possible in the fewest words. We have become highly effective reductionists. The more I look at my faith, particularly as an evangelical, the more I realize we have done the same in our spiritual practice. […]
Dr. Art Azurdia is Associate Professor of Pastoral and Church Ministry at Western Seminary and is also the Director of the Doctor of Ministry program. Dr. Azurdia is also the Senior Minister of Word and Worship at Trinity Church in Portland, OR – a church that he planted in 2010. Given that Dr. Azurdia is […]
When I decided to create our own new believers curriculum, the first step was to marshall what forces I could from the congregation. I looked for men and women who had a proven track record of mentoring new followers of Christ, as well as those who had a clear understanding of the end goal. […]