There is a crushing agony to experiencing so much stillness and peace and serenity, but then walking back into so much antipathy, hatred, and division.Read more "MANIFESTO for a Divided Country"
It doesn’t matter which side of the political spectrum you are on- This country is not your hope. This political system is not your hope. This government is not your hope.Read more "This Is How We Move Forward…"
One of the most contentious topics within American Christianity is the role followers of Jesus should or should not play within politics and government.Read more "Why I Don’t Want America to Come Back to God…"
It is a sad reality how weak we are, how eagerly we consume what we are being fed, how easily we allow our moral structures to fall for lack of any substantial foundation, and how quickly we fall victim to the biased narratives.Read more "These Dividing Times…"
In a single moment of indescribable beauty, the opposing forces embraced, heaven and earth collided, and it captured our hearts with the possibilities of how things really could be, not just one day in the distant future… but today.Read more "A Better Narrative: Ferguson and Beyond…"
When I die I hope that my epitaph will read, “He contended for the heart and soul of the Church for the sake of Jesus Christ and His Kingdom.” I say this because I will never in my life give up my pursuit to divorce Christians from lesser affinities and inferior obsessions that have compromised the very identity of Jesus Christ in the world.Read more "contending for the heart of the Church…"
Have you ever stopped to ask yourself why we in the Church are so afraid of extending love and grace to those whom we disagree with?Read more "let those without sin…"