More than two-dozen people died Sunday during worship at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man killed them. Hundreds weep. Millions wonder why. As a follower of Jesus and a pastor, I am feeling a deep mix of emotions and thoughts related to this shooting. What a senseless loss of life. What a…Read More
In the aftermath of this election — this national catharsis of fear and anger — the question is: What’s our course of action? Where do we go from here?
Believe it or not, this is one of those rare times when there is a clear-cut, universal, rock-solid, dirt-simple answer. Really.Read More
To watch a man go where few have gone, I went to a place I’d never been. The man’s name is Roland. The place? New Orleans.Read More
Last year, Chuck Bear wasn’t quite old enough to understand that those colorful eggs in the yard are worth looking for. This year things are different.Read More
With Grandma Laurel around, there have been many more smiles than there would have been as we’ve welcomed little Edward to the world.Read More
Edward is home from the hospital and sleeping like a baby. And by that I mean he wakes every two hours demanding food. One of the biggest question marks was how Chuck Bear would respond to his new brother.Read More
Charles turned two this week. One thing Sarah and I quickly realized as we celebrated was that a two-year old’s birthday party isn’t really for the kid. It’s for the parents. We all survived the last 24 months. None of us died. The house didn’t burn down. We laughed and cried. Good job, us. Happy…Read More