4 Paradigm-Shifting Lessons from Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle, the superstar comedian, walked away from millions of dollars, and the limelight, a decade ago. His life today looks much different.  I believe we can learn something profoundly simple from his story and the desires of his heart.

And thus, we can learn about our neighbors.

First… watch the video below.

What do you notice?

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Recommendations for Further Reading: Prayer

Over the past two years, our missional community has discussed several books, including The Practice of the Presence of God  (Brother Andrew),  Life of the Beloved: Spiritual Living in a Secular World (Henri Nouwen) and Road to Reality: Coming Home to Jesus (K.P. Yohannon), all focused on being in God’s presence and being led by God on mission. If there is a common thread through these saints’ writings, it is prayer. They all insist that prayer is the door to God’s presence, and we, as believers, cannot hope to be successful in any type of mission without an intimate connection to God. Continue reading “Recommendations for Further Reading: Prayer”