Five Keys to Ministry in the Deep South

I’m always up for a good discussion on cross-cultural living, rarely does it hit as close to home as this article. Obbie Todd’s five points…

  1. Know their geography
  2. Know their loves
  3. Know their names
  4. Know their culture
  5. Know them

…are relevant in any culture – US, Middle East, East Asia. But having grown up in the South, Todd’s acceptance of LSU football was quite the challenge! If God had led me to Louisiana instead of East Asia, would I need to abandon my allegiance to my SEC alma mater?

In order to become “all things to all people,” almost certainly.

Read the entire article on the Southern Blog.