Adam Weber is the founder and lead pastor of Embrace, a multi-site church based out of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Author of Talking With God and Love Has A Name, he also hosts a podcast called The Conversation. Adam still cheers for the Cincinnati Bengals but no longer drives a Rambler. He’s married to his wife, Becky, and has four kids: Hudson, Wilson, Grayson, & Anderson. He also has seven chickens, two dogs, & three fish, but what he really wants is a sheep.
- Love has a Name: Learning to Love the Different, the Difficult, & Everyone Else is now available. What prompted Adam to write this book?
- In a culture that seems more polarized by the day, how do we love the difficult, different, and downright hard-to-love people we come in contact with everyday?
- What does love look like when people disagree with you in a polarized world?
- What are some ways pastors and church leaders can lead with love, especially during a challenging season?
Resources mentioned in today’s podcast:
- Church Future Indicator
- Love has a Name: Learning to Love the Different, the Difficult, & Everyone Else by Adam Weber
- Love Has a Name Preaching Resources
- The Conversation with Adam Weber podcast
- One way to assist your church members to bridge the racial divide is through the Tyndale House Publishers’ Friendship Challenge. The Friendship Challenge is a practical 6-week program for individuals or groups to pursue racial reconciliation. The Friendship Challenge consists of a book and online videos to help you or your church heal racial division. For information go to https://www.tyndale.com/sites/thefriendshipchallenge/
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