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“You name any issue on the table today in the church at large," says Beth Moore, "it's somewhere most likely reflected in [Galatians].”
“You can go through a desert," says Brian Tome, "and not lose your faith and still be used by God, even though you don't feel like you're being used by God.”
“I think that's my main calling," says Mark Mittelberg, "to equip other believers who, like me, are afraid of evangelism.”
“Because there's a strong move of God," says James Choung, "you can almost expect that there will also be a strong work of the enemy against it and you can expect it to be messy.”
"It's not about becoming like Julia Child," says Ann Voskamp. "Hospitality is about welcoming in the marginalized as the next child of God."
"Gatherings indoors are now riskier than they were before Delta came along," says Dr. Francis Collins, "and especially if you have unvaccinated people in the group, they are really at high risk.”
“The more we ostracize and we push creatives to the margins," says Sho Baraka, "the church will find itself continuing to fight culture wars that are dated.”