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Yes, I’m calling you racist.

These past few days have been eye-opening, to say the least. Watching, reading, and listening to people defend the riot at the Capitol has changed my life.  I’ve seen people who proclaim to follow Jesus regurgitating violent, hateful, extremist talking points and conspiracy theories.  I’ve watched people who have committed multiple crimes praying hate-filled prayers Read more about Yes, I’m calling you racist.[…]

People

Activist Shaun King posted this today regarding the recent surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths: I responded with this: God always answers prayer. Sometimes the answer is no. This is a fallen world with sickness, pain, suffering, disease, famine, murder, etc. but it also a world of beauty, love, kindness, laughter, and hope. We want Read more about People[…]

Identity, Ephesians 6, and Police Background Checks

I am in the interview process for a job in Law Enforcement and one of the hardest parts about this process is the background investigation. Actually, I haven’t yet entered the formal 3-6-month background check, but I have had to fill out background questionnaires with every application and every interview, and that experience has been Read more about Identity, Ephesians 6, and Police Background Checks[…]

The Outrage Illusion – A Beginning and An End

So you’re outraged by George Floyd’s murder. Perhaps you’re outraged by Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery’s murders as well. I understand. I am outraged too. But outrage is not an end, it’s a beginning. Outrage is a great first step, but there is still a race to be run. Just as the day your child Read more about The Outrage Illusion – A Beginning and An End[…]

Vulnerability – Looking Back on an Unpublished Post from a Turbulent Time

The post below is from February 7, 2017. There was a lot going on at the time and I look back on it as one of the more turbulent times in my life and in my ministry for reasons I won’t get into here. However, as I was going through this site, that I rarely Read more about Vulnerability – Looking Back on an Unpublished Post from a Turbulent Time[…]