Today marks the 10 year anniversary of my brother-in-law Jacob’s death. He died a young man in the prime of his life. I jumped on Facebook for a moment and saw a memorial posted about him. I was caught off guard. The emotions it stirred up came like a flood. I was surprised by that. I don’t really know why it surprised me, but it … Continue reading I Still Miss Him
In this conversation we are talking about racial reconciliation, and how we must listen & learn when it comes to issues of differences. If you’d like to continue the conversation, leave a comment or send a message. I would love to hear from you! You will hear about a few of my thoughts on racial reconciliation, as well as how to base the entire conversation … Continue reading Give us ears to hear Ep. 2 – Racial Reconciliation
This is the first conversation of the Give Us Ears To Hear series. In this episode we are listening to what God has to say thru 2 Chronicles 7:14 and learning to pay attention to context and to ask questions. Please comment or message me, and share it with others, to keep the conversation going as we walk thru this series! Continue reading Give us ears to hear – 2 Chronicles 7:14
This will be a video series about listening – both listening to God and others – and learning to think reflectively – both about Scripture and culture. This is meant to be an on-going virtual conversation, so please interact with each video whether it’s through comments or direct messages. Others will likely join me along the way in the videos to have conversations with me, … Continue reading Give us ears to hear – An introduction
It is with a deep sense of foreboding that I reflect on the world in which I find myself and speak this word of warning to my brothers and sisters in Christ. Continue reading A Warning to The Church in America
We can no longer escape the obvious fact that the world has changed. And that it has not been for the better. Continue reading A Partisan Church: The Effect of Politics on the Gospel of Grace
Stressed, depressed, busy, angry, anxious, tired. I bet you identify with one or all of those, or have gone in and out of them for the last 6 months. I have. And in the last month God has clearly spoken similar words to my soul as the brother of Jesus wrote in James 1:19-27…except this is how I heard it: Calm Down and Shut Up, … Continue reading Calm Down and Shut Up, Listen and Live.
Growing up in a Protestant tradition I’ve noticed that we don’t have much of a concept of why confession matters and to whom we are called to confess. Continue reading Confession & Prayer: Why we don’t experience healing from our sins