Vote in love, not fear

Vote in love, not fear

If you have accepted the call and claim of Christ in your life, cast your ballot in love, not fear. Be bold now as you will be on the day of judgement.

A time for rebuilding

A time for rebuilding

What we are experiencing in 21st century America and across our modern world has happened throughout human history, and the best place to see the truth of that is in ancient Scripture.

Post-Pittsburgh: “We will rebuild”

Post-Pittsburgh: “We will rebuild”

I believe that we Americans—people of all faiths, of all creeds, of all heritages, ethnicities and races—face a fundamental choice. We can allow our society to descend further into a destructive divisiveness or we can create those things we share in common and get to work building upon them.

The tree of life

The tree of life

Evil may be surprising to some, shocking to many, yet it is anything but new. Regarding its presence and persistence, Christians ought not to be naive. Evil is as old as the brokenness of humanity and as constant as the light of the sun.

Pray for the spiders

Pray for the spiders

When you pray for something or someone, by default, you think about them. And when you think about them, you find yourself wondering things. What do they need? What do they want? What scares them? What makes them angry? What do they hope for? It’s then that you begin to see them in a different light. You come to understand their motivations in a new way.

No, we didn’t ‘win’ the War on Poverty, but here’s how we can

No, we didn’t ‘win’ the War on Poverty, but here’s how we can

No party or ideology has a monopoly on the solutions to ending poverty in America, and both parties are to blame for expending more energy on policies aimed at the upper and middle classes at the expense of people in poverty. With a few exceptions, neither Republicans nor Democrats have prioritized pushing forward a comprehensive policy agenda to combat poverty.