The reason why brutality upsets humanity, ignites passion of protest, of standing together opposing crimes against humanity, is because life is sacred.
The world is watching to see if our gospel is big enough to address racism.
Have I prepared a place for Jesus in my own heart?
The conclusion of peacemaking is long and difficult, but acts of peacemaking are deceptively simple.
How is God urging you to welcome someone “outside” into your “inside?”
A deferred dream became a nightmare on May 25 in Minneapolis.
“We don’t want a Chinese pastor!”
An ode to George Floyd and civility
This lie has become so insidious, so ever-present that it is hard for those of us who have light skin to recognize it.
In addition to “going” and “showing,” part of the Christian vocation is to engage in holy quarantine. We wait. We pray. We minister how we can.
When Scripture marks us on the inside, our character is changed. We are tenderized, ready for the heat that inevitably comes in life. Let’s start a Slow Scripture Movement.
It has become so easy to talk about my wife’s banana bread recipe, but why is it so hard to talk about my faith in Jesus?
My prayer is that we refuse indifference and act with courage, that we own the scriptural reality that there is no reconciliation without repentance.
Although not everyone understands how valuable a life is, I believe God is changing hearts among his church, and as Christ’s disciples, we should be champions for his redemptive work within the pro-life movement as well.
When I’ve been in the depths of depression, heartbreak, moral conundrums, in the lowest valleys of my eating disorder and insecurities, I never gave up on the church, and the church has rarely failed me.
South Carolina teens talk about how it looks to thrive as Christians in today’s tough culture.
When someone gets honest about something, that changes things.
We can have the same spiritual awakening in our homes, communities and our churches as I had in the places where Jesus walked, if we make it our purpose to believe, belong and become.
Individually, we who call ourselves followers of Christ need the light and resourcing from the Holy Spirit to fix broken things that we have become accustomed to.
Navigating our faith in the dark seasons of life requires the development of a sixth sense, an ability to engage and perceive God beyond the five senses through which we experience our natural world.
When it comes to the border crisis, the church must sit in the tension with humility and an appetite for learning.
In more ways than one, we should approach the kingdom of God through the lens of innocence and wonder. We should aim to please.
I encountered Jesus in the love and friendship I received from this girl and her mom, who moments before were no more than strangers.