Is One Language or Style Enough?

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I like to say that I am browner on the inside than I am on the outside. My family history goes back to Germany, France and the UK, but we Davises have been living in the United States for at least 100 years. When I talk about my cultural identity, I say that I am White American. Like the cheese. But, I also say that I am Dominican. Because I grew up in the Dominican […]

선포하리  Sunpohari  ကြွေးကြော်ပါမည်

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선포하리 (Sunpohari) means, “I will proclaim” or “I will declare”.  This new hip hop/rap song actually started as a slow, somber chorus of grief and praise. Then, with a few different people sitting in the same room together, it turned into an upbeat hook with a bridge and rap verse. From there, it went to three raps in Burmese, English and Korean with multiple background ad libs. Each voice, each influence, each flavor, each story brought […]

Being Human While Worshiping Online [Get Your Body Involved]

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Did you know that there are several different words in Hebrew and Greek that are simply translated “worship” in our English bibles? In the Old Testament, the Hebrew word shachah means to bow down, tehillah means to praise or sing, yadah means to extend or raise your hand. The Greek word, proskuneo (did you know this is where our ministry’s name came from?) literally means to kiss towards something/someone. All of these words are action […]