I saw a meme on Facebook the other day that said something like “Have no regrets about your past; Embrace your today; and Look forward to your future.” I see a lot of sappy memes like this and a lot of them talk about letting go of regret. I’m going to throw you a curve […]

I was reading a blog the other day and the writer was talking about the level of discourse in our nation today. His conclusion was that we don’t really have a divide over politics, rather we have a much more serious problem. The writer said that Americans have gotten to a place where they just […]

I know a lot of people. Well, actually I am acquainted with a lot of people. You don’t really know people that aren’t in your inner circle, do you? In fact, some that are in your inner circle you don’t know too well, either, because they’re too busy pretending to be something on the outside […]

I have to admit that I’ve been avoiding this topic for as long as I’ve been blogging. It’s one of those no-win topics that is very difficult to navigate. However, I’ve been reading a number of other Christian blogs and it seems as if everyone is addressing it in light of the sexual harassment issues […]

I read a quote by rock musician Frank Zappa this morning on Facebook that sums up how a lot of people feel about religion. Zappa said, “Anybody who wants religion is welcome to it, as far as I’m concerned–I support your right to enjoy it. However, I would appreciate it if you exhibited more respect […]

Recently, Vice President Mike Pence revealed that he will not dine alone with a woman other than his wife. As you can imagine, social media and television commentators have been lighting him up over this. Some of the comments have been clever, such as Steven Colbert saying that Mike Pence asked his waitress to remove […]

I haven’t done a blog in a while because I’ve been spending all my time studying. After what must have been a 10-year discernment process, I decided a couple of years ago to complete my education requirements for ordination. On February 17, I passed my ordination board interview and was ordained by the Evangelical Church […]