It’s time for God’s people once again to be at the forefront of bringing justice to the oppressed. This gripping narrative shows how it takes a team to do so.
So what does the gospel have to say about ministering to the poor? Quite a lot, actually. The Good News doesn’t only have a brain; it has arms and legs. It’s time for believers to embrace even the inconvenient parts of what Jesus said. If we don’t, it can have real, eternal ramifications.
Yesterday was April 20, or 4/20. It almost slipped by me without me realizing this was a day celebrated by many people as a Worldwide Weed Day. As I noted the date on my computer’s calendar, I contemplated the significance of the day. I smiled as I remembered an adventure before the adventure just a […]
Name the five biggest tech companies in America. Most of you can probably do it. Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google, and, at least at this point, Netflix. What do they all have in common? What makes them so influential, powerful, and, for many of us, indispensable? What can we learn from these millennial trends? It’s not […]
This is response to my father’s blog, “The Roaring 20s 2.0: Thoughts….” People are living more and more of their lives in the digital realm. Now, my inner old soul/hiker wants badly to lament this trend, but instead, I must submit, why not embrace it and use it to spread God’s kingdom? If you know […]
Almost 100 years ago, the world, and especially America, experienced an exciting economic boom. Everything seemed possible through the new modern technologies, such as the automobile, movies, radio, the telephone, TVs and airplanes. Society broke with many long-held traditions and embraced great change. The popular TV show and movie, Downton Abbey, helped many of us […]
1. Minimalism – (https://www.becomingminimalist.com/what-is-minimalism/) Minimalism takes the focus away from what we have and puts it on the meaning that we get from the things we do have. Pastor and conference speaker Louie Giglio once joked, “Is there anything in the world more anti-Jesus than a storage unit?” (Don’t get offended—I said joked!) Seriously, no […]
There’s no shortage of media coverage painting my generation, millennials, as impatient, narcissistic, overly sensitive, and politically correct to the point of ridicule. They live with their parents and eschew hard work. In short, everything is getting worse. I don’t necessarily think so. Here are five ways in which I believe millennials are actually better […]
With the onslaught of football season (which is viewed almost like holy days in the SEC nation), much controversial talk has recently resurfaced in the media regarding the kneeling protests of the NFL. Needless to say, this fresh wave of commotion was begun with Nike’s recent campaign, which features the face of the kneeling protests, […]
I am going to marry the most beautiful woman in the world. Just watch me. Who is it, you may ask? Well, I can’t tell you. Why? Because I don’t know who it is. How can I be so confident I’ll get such a beautiful woman? Now that is something I can tell you. First, […]
Can’t we just give the ladies a break? I live and work in what is perhaps the Middle East’s capital of consumerism. I can’t go a single day without driving by numerous billboards of flawlessly airbrushed models promoting real estate and all manner of clothing brands. Every time I walk through one of the city’s […]