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Outdoor baptism in a swimming pool
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How can your congregation be more attentive to those in the community? In this episode we discuss leading in a changing culture with Dr. Juan Francisco Martínez, Professor of Hispanic Studies and Pastoral Leadership at the Fuller School of Theology in Pasadena, California. His most recent book is The Story of Latino Protestants in the United States (Eerdmans, 2018).

50 Ways Photo of a smiling girl holding schoolbooks in a classroom
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Many congregations find that reaching out to their local schools is an important way to serve children and their families and strengthen ties with the…

Leading Ideas Streetscape showing Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church among office buildings in downtown Washington, DC.
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Rev. William H. Lamar IV, pastor of the historic Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal church in downtown Washington, DC, considers what it means for an older…

Old brick church surrounded by tall modern buildings
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What does it take for an older church to thrive in a changing urban context? Listen as Lewis Center Associate Director Ann Michel speaks with Rev. William Lamar, pastor of the historic Metropolitan AME church in downtown Washington, DC.

Related Resources

Begin with Where by Bill Lamar
5 Key Practices for Connecting with Your Context by Mark Gornik and Maria Liu Wong
Is Your Building Impeding Your Mission? by Mark R. Teasdale

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