Category Archives: church

Allegiance to Christ, Citizenship in Heaven

Much to the dismay, and disappointment, of some of my friends and family, I screamed during the 2016 primaries and election that if the evangelical church backed, supported, and voted for Donald Trump, we would lose our moral authority to … Continue reading

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My Denomination

While flying home from Chicago, after attending an incredible Immersion Conference hosted by the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA), I reflected on some of the many things I learned and experienced. This conference was a small group (about 50) of likeminded … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know What to Think

I have to be honest, I don’t really know what to think anymore. How can a country, with so many churches, lead the world in gun violence, especially in our schools? How can people (especially Christians) continually put the 2nd … Continue reading

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Race Relations

I was asked recently to write an article for a special insert of my local newspaper for Black History Month. I was asked to write my thoughts about the church and race. The article was printed, but I can’t find … Continue reading

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The Three Legged Stool of an Impactful Church

All kinds of people and organizations use a three-legged stool to illustrate their three most important values or ideas or systems. The idea is that while a one-legged or two-legged stool is weak and flimsy, a three-legged stool is strong … Continue reading

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A Glorious Day

What a great day today! Monday, January 29, 2018. Our church ordained an inmate on death row. He will now be our pastor behind prison walls. I wrote about this last week. Today’s service was one of the highlights of my … Continue reading

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Benjamin Randall

This Monday, January 29, 2018, our church is ordaining a gentleman who is currently on death row in Tennessee. It is going to be an exciting day, and a day full of redemption and reconciliation! I hope to blog more … Continue reading

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