Our weekly summary of must-read stories at TogetherLA.net. [July 18, 2018]
‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ Reminds Us That All Lives Matter
BY JON GARCIA
In a world where kindness toward our neighbors is severely lacking, Fred Rogers — Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood — is a reminder that everyone deserves to be loved.
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? is a documentary recently released about the life of Rogers. The film chronicles his life and work from humble beginnings to faithful endings.
God’s Call to Love Our City
BY TOMMY LEE
When you think about creation and God’s original intent for mankind, what do you envision? Does your mind immediately fill with images of wide open spaces filled with beautiful creatures living in perfect harmony and free from the busyness, noise, and clutter that comes with urban living?
Top 5 Reasons We Can Trust Genesis 1 thru 11 as History Not Fiction
BY STEVE CHA
The historical accuracy (or even whether it’s history at all) of Genesis 1-11 is often debated by secularists, which in turn has influenced the thinking of many evangelicals since the early 20th century.
Want to Change the World? Start Here
BY COLE PARRISH
Personally, I’ve always struggled with ignorance because I’ve been too concerned with being right. …My tendency is to assume my perspective is correct, my experience is the only authentic one, my culture is the only true culture, while all others are wrong or somehow lacking.
Church Planting Questions From a Science Nerd
BY BOB CARLTON
Wow! It’s hard to believe, but a few months ago we planted our 500th church! For an organization that is celebrating our 15th anniversary this year, this was a HUGE milestone.