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The Church Being The Church

Sunday evening, we hosted our annual English Language Program Thanksgiving Feast for students and families in the program. Over 350 internationals and over 100 Legacy servants participated in the celebration.

The highlight of the evening for me were the 11 students who read Psalm 100 in their native language. It was read in Bengali, Korean, Spanish, Armenian, Farsi, Hindi, Thai, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Mandarin, and English. Each time my heart was stirred to know people heard the words of praise in his or her heart language.

Someone who observed all that was going on that evening, said to June Zheng, our ELP Director, "This is the church being the church." I agree, and I am proud of Legacy and its service to the international community in our city.

Sunday morning I continued to vision cast that the church be "salt and light servants," which is the core message of my new book, Evangelism Where You Live. The good news is I do not need to instill a value that is not among…