Monthly Archives: June 2016

God’s Grace Sets the Pace

My friend from a maximum security prison, Ryiee, gave me another poem. Please keep Ryiee in your prayers as he struggles to grow in his faith. The title of the poem is “God’s Grace Sets the Pace.” It’s so easy … Continue reading

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American Exceptionalism

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking, studying, reading, teaching, and writing about the Church lately. In fact, I am working on a book about the Church. I hope to have it completed by the end of the year. I … Continue reading

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Weep With Those Who Weep

It has been a difficult 24-plus hours. I was at church, setting up and getting ready for worship when I heard the news about what had happened in Orlando at the Pulse Nightclub. It was probably 7:30am. The first report … Continue reading

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The Church is Beautiful

I have just wrapped up another week of pastoral ministry in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. I have been teaching and preaching about the Church, and I have been encouraged. While I do believe the Church (especially in the U.S.) is sick, I … Continue reading

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