What we can learn about storytelling from Marvel: Part 2

What we can learn about storytelling from Marvel: Part 2 Over the years, Marvel has learned how to contextualize decades-old stories, captivate audiences, and keep us coming back for more year after year. In my last post, I discussed what the Church can learn from Marvel about contextualization. Today, I’ll be diving into what we […]

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What we can learn about storytelling from Marvel: Part 1

What we can learn about storytelling from Marvel: Part 1 The Marvel Cinematic Universe is the highest-grossing film franchise ever. Since 2008, the franchise has earned over $22.5 billion at the global box office – more than Star Wars and Harry Potter franchise films combined. The recent buzz around new Marvel projects such as Shang-Chi […]

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MLK Church: Living Missionally in a Post-Christian World

MLK Church: Living Missionally in a Post-Christian World This past weekend, I had the honor of attending the dedication of a new building for Martin Luther King (MLK) Church in Créteil, France – a large suburb of Paris and home to one of France’s largest universities. Over the years, Ivan Carluer, the pastor of this […]

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Class in Session: Teen’s Mental Health

Class in Session: Teen’s Mental Health I’ve often said to my team that research is revelatory. Research removes assumptions and reveals what’s truly going on beneath the surface. As children and teens in Broward County and around the country settle back into their school routines, I’m reminded of the potential of the next generation – […]

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Is prayer all we can do for Afghanistan?

Is prayer all we can do for Afghanistan? “Is prayer all we can do for Afghanistan?”  “Can prayer really make a difference?”  These are questions that many have asked me recently, as believers grapple with the tension of wanting to help during the crisis, but not knowing exactly how to go about it. When we […]

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A Case for Long-Term Crisis Support in Response to Afghanistan

A Case for Long-Term Crisis Support in Response to Afghanistan Over the past several days, social media has launched us into a real-time, graphic glimpse of the trauma in Afghanistan as we instantaneously receive photos, videos, and stories of victims in crisis. Whatever your immediate response has been to these images – giving financially to […]

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