A GREAT CHALLENGE

One of the greatest challenges of the Christian faith is how it interfaces with culture. An interface is defined as a point where two things meet and interact. I have tried to look beyond the current struggles taking place at this moment in time and imagine how...

A LOST ART

I have noticed something that is sad to realize, but some people haven’t learned to say thank you. In some settings, it has become a lost art. When I was a pastor, I had a stack of thank you cards that I kept in my office desk. I would frequently write a thank you...

In the Course of Freedom

I wrote the following on January 5 of this year. I didn’t publish the article at the time and placed it in an unpublished file. When I wrote the article, I sensed something was coming that could give what I wrote a greater clarity. This morning, I was led to...

Reset or Repeat

If history were a machine it would have two buttons – reset and repeat. We are living in a moment of history where we have a choice to either repeat the failures of our past or reset our course to engage a new future.  There is a false reset disguised as innovative...

Unleashed and Free

It was a strange image. I saw someone who thought they were walking their dog, but the dog was no longer on the leash. The leash was out in front of the person suspended in midair with its empty loop moving ahead of the dog’s owner. The person walking the dog assumed...