While I am pretty ambivalent about most of today's convocation, I thought the short discussion about criticism and "friendly fire" was an interesting topic. The subject of criticism has been a frequent topic in convo this semester, being brought up by both the speakers and David Nasser. However, this was the first time that they have brought up the concept of "friendly fire", Christians criticizing other Christians.
Who was Jesus and who did he come to save? That is the question that Derwin Gray, pastor of Transformation Church, attempted to answer in today's convocation.
I am going to be honest, I'm not entirely certain what the purpose of today's convocation was. Today's speaker, Steve Brown, hit on a lot of points throughout his message, but never brought them together to one central theme. One of the reoccurring aspects of his speech was the importance of tears when ministering. He … Continue reading Convocation 2/5/18: Steve Brown
As Christians we have two choices, grow spiritually or stagnate. This was the message preached by Friday's speaker Carl Lentz, the head pastor of Hillsong Church NYC.
According to David Nasser, the overarching themes of this semester's convocations are perseverance and redemption. In light of this theme, today's convo was a good way to headline this semester's roster.