Or something like… I think that’s also what, and I think that proves curiosity, not some kind of, that we’re not science experiments to each other, et cetera, but we’re really curious about one another and when I can say respect and say okay, and I might even explain here’s why. I don’t have to agree with a lifestyle. Pastor Miles’ work is inspired by his personal history and struggles with racism, cocaine, and life in the fast lane of living the American Dream.” He is not afraid to talk about “tough issues,” such as racism and addiction. Partner with Dinner Conversations as we partner with Food for the Hungry by giving generously at FH.org/Dinner. And I gotta say this, we’re having dinner conversations, and I’ve watched the show and you normally have dinner at Dinner Conversations. And I don’t know that for a fact, but I would say there’s a high probability that what their lives look like, it would be hard for me to believe that somebody is living a multi-cultural life with different foods and nationalities and people in their lives, but they go to church and their church is just one race. The Bowies have been married for 17 years and have two amazing sons, Jeremiah and Isaac. Visit FH.org/Dinner to give now. He is an author, speaker, and thought leader, who is passionate about “building” bridges and uniting a divided nation that is searching for meaning, purpose and acceptance. We tried to take something bad and make it good, but it’s not good, it’s still derogatory.” And so there’s so many complexities even amongst different races, but if we don’t sit and have the conversation to be able to have a trust in place to be curious about it, you won’t understand and you will just make assumptions. Montell Jordan and Lecrae! I know people that have all black churches or all white churches, and they will say, “Well, we’re in a neighborhood that just caters to… It’s just where we are demographically. Jordan's first single was the 1995 No. He performed the song "Careless Whisper" together with musician Dave Koz during the evening gown competition in Miss Universe 2000, in Nicosia, Cyprus. I’m like, if I’m speeding, the same thing that you’re doin’, I’m not thinking, what is he pulling me over for? Andrew: He’s a pastor now, one of the pastors at Victory World Church in Atlanta. In the sense of–, Montell: I do think all nationalities, many, I would say most are, in some way, if you are in some type of church or some type of religious context–. All rights reserved. Montell: Just navigating those things. It’s like, oh, that’s why. I’ve traveled the world enough to be able to know there’s such a value in other cultures and those other things that I feel stifled. And here at Victory World specifically, I’ve noticed a lot in the language of the website and even in, I think I wrote it down, I did, what you said in your bio on the website that one of your favorite parts of the job is leading people of all cultures and nationalities into a deeper and more intimate place of worship with Jesus. Over 600 people attended the annual Cheers for Chop on March 2, 2019, at the Fillmore in Philadelphia. It’s still an obstacle and a divide. He was born on December 3, 1968, in Los Angeles city in California, United States. Because of our history. Mark: And your travel and accommodations are included. “This Is How We Do It” singer dies. I think what we are to our individual churches is extremely valuable. Doctors and teachers and philosophers were brought over from Africa to America, and they were made into slaves.” Even in that, if you were to understand that it wasn’t slaves brought over, they were doctors and they were this or that or the other that were brought over and they were placed into slavery, then that semantically, meaning just how we speak that, you understand now it wasn’t just people who were slaves that were–, Montell: They were, yeah, they were, and so from that standpoint–. [citation needed]. I mean, there are stories of you that we don’t hide as much. I mean, I am a huge fan first, but then to be also really a fan of his words and his heart and what he has to say, not just about diversity but about the people of God coming together, being together. The Jordan single "Get It On Tonite" peaked at No. I think that he’s not gonna impose his will on anyone. R&B singer Montel Jordan played a few of his greatest hits including “This Is How We Do It” at Cheers for Chop, March 2, 2019, at the Fillmore in Philadelphia. As pastors, they love bringing passion to passionless people and helping others find wholeness and healing in Jesus. You have over apparently 100 nationalities worshiping across your campuses on any given weekend. There’s CCM, contemporary Christian music, and there’s gospel music. The ownness I think is not necessarily on the person who has been oppressed to now try and make amends with everyone. He made a cameo appearance in The Nutty Professor, and he performed in the documentary Standing in the Shadows of Motown. Find somebody that doesn’t look like you, that doesn’t eat with you either, think what you think, or this or that, and just be loving and just say, “Hey, I know this is super awkward, but I don’t know anything about culture or this, that, or the other, and I’m curious if you would be willin’, I’m curious to know why do you eat what you eat or is there a great restaurant around here you can refer me to?” Or, “Are you willin’ to have a conversation? And so from there, I really started to focus on life after the ellipsis. Since 2005, Singersroom has been the voice of R&B around the world. They’ll share their own faith and how it kept their marriage strong through it all. Well, he’s super sensitive about that area. About | Contact | Advertise | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Sitemap Together they lead Eagles Nest Church in Roswell, GA as the founder and senior pastors. Montell: Well, brought up in church. Montell: Very narrow scope of what the world looks like. Andrew: And right after dinner, we’re coming back to Mark’s house to be a guest on Monday’s with Mark live broadcast. Montell: And I don’t know if this is a black thing, so I brought my own. In other words, I think there has to be a safety that only comes through relationship that says, “I trust you, you trust me. And he was such a fascinating guest that we have decided to give him his own episode. They still play— This is how we do it, how we do it, do it. Why Not. During the performance a staged flare disoriented him, causing him to fall off the seven-foot stage and hit his head. In addition to crafting his own material, Jordan has written and produced for other artists, including Christina Milian, 98 Degrees, Shae Jones, Deborah Cox ("Nobody's Supposed to Be Here", 1998), Lil' Mo ("Ta Da", 2000), and Sisqó (the number-one hit "Incomplete", 2000). So I knew all the technical things to do in church. My job is to just love people and let God do the rest. Andrew: It’s incredible. And so I don’t know if we are getting more divisive. In early 2011, they released a Christian album featuring the song "Shake Heaven", with Beckah Shae. TURBOBIT: DOWNLOAD, on Stabbing Westward – Dead & Gone (2020), on Liam Gallagher – Why Me? How do we get the body that is the Church, the universal Church, the world-wide Church, the eternal Church of God? Yeah, well and it seems that need to define, that need to divide with definitions, is more reflective of culture, like a humanity, human culture, society, whatever, than it is of God. This is, you know, changing my paradigm. It may have been great-great-great-great-grandfather or maybe not at all, but if I don’t get you and me bein’ able to come together to bring up the questions, to have the conversation, to bring healing, what it seems like is that the black folks or the African Americans are the ones that endured that, but now we’re also the one tryin’ to bring everybody back together. Bring something that’s unique to you” and John, everybody that comes, somebody may bring Swedish meatballs. And that’s a tough thing to say. Andrew: Although I am thrilled you’re here. Andrew: Is that based on the demographic of your community? And we’re talking about not just one church, we’re talking about–. Lecrae) 03 – First Date 04 – I’m All in (feat. I’m literally thinking, I don’t know if I’m gonna make it home. You know that I don’t want to hurt you. What does that mean? Montell: I think division amongst humanity right now is getting more defined. Let’s bring everybody back together.” So I think, hopefully not strayin’ too far away from the original question, I think it requires not just people who have been affected by what our nation has been built on, but those that benefitted from, and some, well, we didn’t. But yeah, I don’t know that it’s a bad thing, and I don’t even know that Montell’s saying it’s a bad thing, but it is intriguing.