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DNA and how does that relate to who I am?
January 17, 2017
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DNA and how does that relate to who I am?

SOME DEFINITIONS of Culture (Taken from https://www.tamu.edu/faculty/choudhury/culture.html ) Culture refers to the cumulative deposit of knowledge, experience, beliefs, values, attitudes, meanings, hierarchies, religion, notions of time, roles, spatial relations, concepts of the universe, and material objects and possessions acquired by a group of people in the course of generations through individual and group striving.Culture is […]

Eight Little Words
November 15, 2016
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Eight Little Words

Over the past few days I have been reading my Facebook feed and watching the various reactions about the election. Most, but not all of my friends are in shock, saddened, confused and fearful. Some of my friends are asking for Jesus to come back. Some are sharing horrifying posts of hate crimes. Others are […]

A Letter to My Elected Officials: We will not be complicit in our own destruction

A Letter to My Elected Officials: We will not be complicit in our own destruction

I wanted to share with you all today a letter I am sending in some form or another to my national/state/local officials. We have to put pressure on this system in order to change the system.  I challenge you all to write letters and make your voice heard. Be willing to act, to bring about change […]

Love, is a VERB. Don’t get it twisted.

Love, is a VERB. Don’t get it twisted.

This post could apply to any church, any denomination, or any institution. We sit around and point fingers at the government and others in power, but we fail to acknowledge the role we play maintaining the status quo. When my team and I came up with the convention theme, Love is a Verb, we came up […]

Jesus doesn’t need a denomination, but you might

Jesus doesn’t need a denomination, but you might

The leadership education department at Duke University asks a good question: What’s the future of denominations? As a current denominational leader on an unsteady ship I probably think about this every single day and twice on Monday. As a former pastor I think, “Do I really need BIG denomination? Local ministry is where it is […]