Some practical advice as the 2020 election draws near.Continue reading
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Reflections of Immanuel – Teaser Trailer
My new book is coming soon: Reflections of Immanuel.
See the trailer below.
The Politicization of Everything
We live in a world today where everything is politicized. Everything. Perhaps it’s time to drop our guard and recognize that we must live in the nuance of the gray. We are also called to embody grace, listening, respect and dignity for all people, even those with whom we greatly disagree.
I share more in the video below. Continue reading
Slavery & Suffering in 1 Peter
Our church is currently doing a vlog series entitled “Five Minutes in 1 Peter.” I’ve done the past two, which take a look at 1 Peter 2:18-25.
Now, this passage addresses a very difficult issue, especially in light of today’s race reckoning in America. Peter speaks about how slaves are to act toward their masters, without ever stating, “End slavery now!” He then goes on to offer how they may faithfully suffer in the midst of harsh treatment.
All I can say is: Yikes!
The Color of Compromise – Video Series
I am currently reading The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby.
A hard reality to swallow for many of us, Tisby (who is an African-American, evangelical Christian) details how the American church helped create and maintain racist ideas and practices throughout its history. Continue reading