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 […]

An open letter to my brothers and sisters in Christ Dear fellow disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ, Paul tells us in 1 Corinthians 5:9-12 that we are not to judge those outside the church, but those of us in the church are, indeed, to hold one another accountable to the teachings of scripture. Of […]

I believe we all fall short of the glory of God I believe that every man is redeemable if he chooses to accept God’s grace I believe we are not to judge others because that is God’s job I believe we are to forgive others 70 times 7 or every single time I believe we […]

I was having breakfast today with my pastor and another buddy from church. We were talking about Dedrick Bonhoeffer and the stand he took against Adolf Hitler and the Nazi’s during WWII. As a pastor, Bonhoeffer chose to actively opposed Hitler and was implicated in the plot to assassinate Hitler. We were discussing the Christian […]

For my first blog of 2017 I thought I’d write about something that has been a burr under my saddle for a while now. I doubt my comments will do any good, but it’s just something I have to get off my chest. Here goes: Christians are lousy at working together. In fact, throughout my […]

If we’re honest with ourselves, I think most of us can admit that there are things in our personality that are just a little off. These things could have been caused by events in our past, genetic predispositions or inheritance, behavioral dysfunctions, or just the luck of the draw! But no matter what the cause, […]

I haven’t really blogged this entire election cycle. It’s certainly not because I am speechless – I spent more than a decade as a political consultant, helping elect candidates at the local, state, and federal level, and another five years after that as a lobbyist for a state agency. In fact, I now am an adjunct […]