#RuralMatters church planting initiative

We’re all familiar with Aesop’s fable “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse”, which Beatrix Potters later adapted and popularized as “The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse”. While written in their day to extoll the virtues of simple, peaceful country living, the idiom could easily be adapted to portray today’s conversations about the disparity between urban […]

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Which should you spend more on—ministry design or website design?

There’s no question that the world around us is changing at breakneck speeds. Even as I type this and you read it, Twitter’s popularity probably dropped a few percentage points and a new scientific study elongating the life of someone with a terminal illness is being released. At the same alarming rate that the world […]

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Cadillac Man: an exploitation of Americanism

While the hubbub has died down a bit, I can’t stop thinking about “The Cadillac Man” commercial. It ruffled a lot of feathers when it first aired during the Olympic Games[1] in February. Not only did this new “American icon” insinuate that only Americans are hard workers, but derogatorily characterized other countries as being lazy; […]

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