In what seems like a lifetime ago, I served in the United States Army. I joined when I was 22 years old for a lot of reasons, but one of them was to defend my country against all enemies foreign and domestic. I remember a particular scene in Basic Training that was funny at the […]

My wife and I often send one another links to sermons we like. Yeah, I know, romantic, huh? But, as disciples of Jesus first and everything else second, we are committed to growing individually and together in our faith walk, and listening to messages from various people helps in that walk. We were driving back […]

Last week, I wrote a piece on the objectification of women. My audience was primarily men, of which I am one, who need to do a much more intentional job of not just holding themselves accountable, but holding our peers accountable to a standard of not sexualizing women at every turn. Today, it’s the ladies’ […]

This week, Corban University hosted a symposium on human sex trafficking. As the chair of the advisory board overseeing this symposium, I was blessed to hear two incredible speakers, as well as facilitate a round-table discussion that included representatives from the Attorney General’s office, the Department of Human Services, the District Attorney’s office, non-profit organizations, […]

I was having breakfast this morning with my accountability partner and we were talking about world events, including the shooting in Las Vegas. My buddy made the comment that it seems as if evil is more prevalent today than he remembers in the past. What crossed my mind was this: “As the Christian church is […]

I have a friend from Corban University that recently posted a meme on Facebook espousing his Calvinist views. This is the quote from John Piper he posted with a picture from the movie “Gladiator” showing Caesar with a thumbs down: “Before you were born or had done anything good or bad, God decided whether to […]

My wife introduced me to a book by Thomas a Kempis called “The Imitation of Christ.” I am sure many of you know this classic, but I read it for the first time a few months ago. It is one of those books where you read one sentence and have to think about it for […]