Category Archives: church

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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You Never Know

For the last four years our church has provided emergency shelter for the homeless men in our city. We are trying to put together something for homeless women. Please pray about that with us. Our city has a small, but … Continue reading

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