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
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
“I divide my officers into four classes; the clever, the lazy, the industrious, and the stupid. Each officer possesses at least two of these qualities. Those who are clever and industrious are fitted for the highest staff appointments. Use can be made of those who are stupid and lazy. The man who is clever and…Read More
Putting this podcast out there feels a lot like standing on a high dive platform looking down past my toes at an ice cold pool.
I’m taking the plunge.Read More