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
The question is not: How to we stop noticing race. The question is: How to we prevent ourselves from allowing racism to run rampant and rip us apart? The answer has everything to do with who we allow to assign value, worth, and dignity to people.
In Charlottesville, we have a shameful snapshot of what happens when people begin to believe that life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are up for grabs.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
All the cool kids are using Uber these days. I gave it a whirl in Chicago this week. Despite one big uber gotcha that almost cost me 100 bucks (yeah, $100), it worked like a charm. Here’s how I wiggled into and back out of that hundred-dollar Uber mistake — and a few other lessons I learned as an Uber n00b.Read More
The silent, subtle manipulation happening on your social media feeds, timelines, and TV.Read More
I look up to those who speak and provide their own illustrations – those who wear their convictions on their hands like work gloves and not on their sleeves.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