Our nation and our churches are broken and divided along ethno-racial lines. The church must be a credible witness to the reconciling power of the cross of Jesus Christ along all lines that divide. Here are some highlights from the 3-day racial reconciliation track facilitated by Inés Velasquez-McBryde and Bobby Harrison at the Whitworth Ministry […]
Inés had the honor of preaching at the Evangelical Covenant Church denomination’s triennial women’s gathering called I AM in Minneapolis, MN on July 21. I AM is a triennial gathering for women by women! In the Evangelical Covenant Church they believe that women are called to be disciples and disciple-makers.
On May 22 Inés participated in a panel discussion at the PushPay Summit in Dallas, TX on how to nurture a multi-ethnic community. The panelists included: Mark DeYmaz (Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas), Michael Erisman (Pushpay Chief People Officer), and Inés.
Inés preached about the faith of the immigrant Canaanite mother again in Matthew 15:21-28, but this time showing what this mother has to teach us about the power of persistence, even from the margins.
Inés had the honor of being a plenary speaker at the first ever Exponential Español conference this past weekend in Long Beach, CA. There were 500 tickets available, yet 600 pastors and leaders attended! The theme was focused on how each one of us is called for more in our lives, churches and networks, and throughout […]
Fuller Chapel returned from spring break on April 10 with a continuation of their Lenten series. The liturgy of this worship service was themed around “Anxiety”and Ines preached from Philippians 4:1-9.
On January 27, 2019, Ines was invited to preach again at Own Your Faith Church in Santa Clarita. In this message Ines takes us on a journey through the parable of the Samaritan man to illustrate what love in public looks like. She challenges us to not be like the priest and Levite and walk […]
This is my final sermon for my Preaching Practicum class at Fuller Theological Seminary. I chose the letter of 2 John and had a time limit of 21 mins. I realize there is more in my exegetical paper that I didn’t cover in the sermon, but this is the timely word that the Spirit gave […]
On December 30, 2017, Fuller Seminary held a Story Table on seeking justice, hosted by President Mark Labberton, in Pasadena, California. This was a sacred conversation asking the question, “What does it take to live a life that seeks and sustains doing justice, to seek the right ordering of power for the sake of everyone?”