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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Gathering – How Have We Advanced the Dream?

Dr. Martin Luther King Gathering How Have We Advanced the Dream? Let’s gather to start a conversation by asking the question: Have churches moved the needle forward since Dr. King stated that the church on Sunday morning at 11 am is “one of the most, if not the most segregated hours in Christian America?” We want to deal at the intersection of RACE, THE GOSPEL, and the CHURCH. Our panel guests invited to talk...

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LA Pastors’ Bottom Line: We Want to Help the City That We Live In

In conclusion of TogetherLA’s 4-part series on LA pastors who participated in a panel, we ask again: Is there hope for the City of Angels even though it often appears so broken, so filled with spiritual poverty among its people that a diagnosis may very well be — beyond repair? The answer as expressed by the four pastors that met at the beginning of this summer for a TogetherLA pop-up...

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‘Beautiful’ Westside Striken with Spiritual Poverty a Unified Church Can Cure

From outward appearances it looks as though people on the Westside have everything they need to capture happiness. However, there is a spiritual poverty, especially among the young, that a unified Church can cure, says a longtime Santa Monica pastor. PART THREE – STEVE SNOOK ON THE WESTSIDE “Being on the Westside, you see some things differently,” Steve Snook, lead pastor of Metro Church, told Together LA (SEE VIDEO BELOW). “We...

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Urban Church Planter: First, What Does the City Need?

To truly be an urban pastor planting an urban church one must first get to know the broken parts of the city, said Pastor Cedric Nelms of Chosen Generation Church in Long Beach, during a panel discussion about Los Angeles. PART TWO – CEDRIC NELMS “We are very diverse here in our city and I think the best way for us to come together is to be able to plant transformational...

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4 Pastors Get Real About the City – Together LA Pop-Up Part 1

It may have seemed like a daunting task to figure out what’s broken in Los Angeles then offer a simple solution. PART ONE – MICHAEL MATA But that’s not what four Christian leaders from various parts of L.A. set out to do during a panel discussion at Philosopher’s Cafe (Thursdays at Metropolis) in Santa Monica on a recent June evening. Co-hosted by Together LA, the panel — Broken City – Is...

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