A family doesn’t have to be homeless to be hungry. And – equally important to understand – a family, or a church, doesn’t have to be rich to help. Continue reading Food insecurity we can do something to fix!
What I’d like to do is to shine the spotlight on us as men. It’s not nearly enough for us to simply read about all these women who have been harassed and molested, and nod our silent support. Nowhere near enough. What’s needed is a grassroots movement of strong men demonstrating – unequivocally – that any harassment (innuendo, creepiness, objectification, suggestive comments, disrespect, explicit language) is unacceptable. This behavior is unacceptable for ourselves, and it’s unacceptable anywhere we have the awareness and the guts to say so. Continue reading A few “me too” thoughts for men to consider (in support of all my sisters)
People who demonstrate an unwillingness to pay attention (to anything other than the sound of their own voices) typically present an impoverished point of view. Continue reading instead of “drop the mic” – try passing it to someone else.
You can watch and listen to both the message and the song by clicking here, on the WFPC Live-Feed. Rebekah’s sermon begins at the 18:30 time-stamp and my song get’s going right at 45:00. The song is not bad – the sermon is awesome! Continue reading “Raise your head for love is passing by…”
It’s another beautiful Saturday here in Wake Forest. I’ve had this song floating around in my head – my spirit really – most of the morning. John Rutter’s “For the Beauty of the Earth.” For the beauty of the earth For the beauty of the skies For the love which from our birth Over and around us lies Over and around us lies Lord of … Continue reading For the Beauty of the Earth
the very first thing we must question is our own assumptions – at the entry point to any exchange of views, conversation, or potential conflict. Continue reading me, Flat Jesus, and the mountain of stuff I have yet to learn…
But if you simply leverage God’s good name in order to make yourself look acceptable in public, and use Almighty God as a cover for more inaction, then I pray that you will soon be revealed for the hypocrites you are! Continue reading I’m all about praying, but not as a cover for inaction
Darkness works by sucking more darkness, bitterness, hate, vitriol, evil, animus, revenge, hostility, venom, rancor etc. into the black hole of malignancy. But we do not, we cannot, we will not defeat evil by responding to it in kind. The only effective intervention to end darkness is light. The only way to overcome fear is through love. The only way to effect positive change is via positive means. Continue reading what we MUST do in response to evil and darkness…
Okay, friends, this is big. Huge, to be exact! This afternoon – October 1 – I took the big step of moving from being exclusively a non-fiction writer to the exciting world of storytelling. Continue reading Hey, Internet – I just published my first novel!