“When they integrated schools, they fired the black teachers, closed the black schools, and put us under the thumb of white educational culture, and we’ve never recovered.”
“It is sometimes forgotten that the Reformation was as much concerned with school as it was with church and home.” Dr. Riemel Faber
I wish I had the answers to all of this and the many stories I’ve heard and realities I’ve experienced since I’ve been in missions and church planting here in Minnesota. I don’t, but here are a few things I’ve learned:
At a feverish pace we drink wildly from the hose of our hurry up and go culture. We barrel headlong through a schedule that’s managing us, not even realizing that we are losing more than this day and that day, we are losing what makes us human. Regaining faithful patience is long overdue. Patience is…
If you’ve ever wondered what need was there to even seek for an advantage to complete the task given by God, then you understand precisely why Adam and Eve disobeyed God in the Garden.
Dreaming big is pointless and frustrating if you cannot act in small steps that create and foster momentum.
You will need to earn their confidence, but you will also have to earn their respect…