Right now our conversations are not conservations. Our words quickly become angry, heated, non-loving diatribes with only one purpose… to win the argument and make the other person look bad. Our minds are made up and our ears are closed off to learning, understanding, and discovering truth from another perspective or angle. It is like two massive tectonic plates that continue to grind and push with immense force and ferocity… with the unfortunate consequence being wreckage and devastation. We are not better for it, nor is anyone else in the world.Read more "I Have Something to Say…"
Outside the Walls Podcast is project in which I am finding new, creative, and fresh ways to reach people with the good news of the Kingdom of God.Read more "Listen to This…"
I know who I am. I know what I signed up for. I know whose life I have chosen to pattern my life after. I know that patterning my life after Jesus comes with a cost.Read more "I Don’t Need Your Legislation (A Good Friday Litany)…"
There has always been an overwhelming temptation for people of faith to fixate on and obsess over how we worship God, rather than focusing on how our worship ought to change us.Read more "A Revolution in Worship…"
Fear has absolutely no room in the life of a person consumed by the complete and perfect love of God.Read more "Let Our Only Response Be…"
The around-the-clock protests, intimidation, and threats of litigation were too much… so he moved.Read more "It’s Time to Take a Stand!"
The church of the future is around a table- breaking bread and taking the cup together. And it is in this place where we move from a personal, individualized faith to a place of shared, relational, and communal faith as a family.Read more "Church Around the Table"