Most Christians would agree that they would like to get more out of Church on Sunday. With hectic schedules and unexpected emergencies, many times we are struggling just to get to church on Sundays and much less what spiritual fulfillment we will get out of it. For pastors, Easter is the Superbowl of Sunday church […]Read more "9 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Easter Sunday"
Last week, a former youth minister at a prominent church in New Orleans (who had been terminated and then arrested in February) was rearrested on felony charges of sexual battery involving an underage girl. As I read the various articles, I hold back a desire to scream at the top of my lungs. There are too many […]Read more "Resurrected Youth Ministry – returning from moral graveyards"
Nobody wants to discover a parallel between their Valentine’s Day sweetheart and a horror movie plot. The reality is, it happens. It happens more than we would like to admit actually. Defined as “a pattern of behavior used to establish power and control over another person through fear and intimidation, often including the threat or use […]Read more "When the 14th of February seems like Friday the 13th"
In recent history, The Super Bowl has almost become synonymous with human trafficking, specifically with sex trafficking. With headlines like, “The Superbowl’s Ugly Underbelly” or “The Superbowl: The Single Largest Human Trafficking Incident In The U.S.” It is easy to villainize the Great Gridiron Game due to these claims, but where is the real solution to the […]Read more "The Superbowl and Human Trafficking"
What can Romania teach us about the “inn” of Bethlehem and the Nativity of the Christ? Join me as I continue…
“A little story about an ‘inn’ – Part 2: A Romanian Christmas”
The events surrounding the birth of Jesus have been retold so many times and in so many ways whether it be plays, church nativity, books, movies, or musicals that most people have a distorted view of the true events surrounding it. These misconceptions have been repeated as fact drawing many to have a fictitious theology of that blessed night. So what […]Read more "A little story about an “inn” – Part 1"
From Blog Posts to News Articles, Brittany Maynard is being heralded as both “Courageous” and “Cowardly”. One question I have is, what is her favorite color? If for some strange reason the only national headlines you have read the last couple weeks or months were of the World Series, November Elections, and Ebola then you might […]Read more "3 things I would have told Brittany Maynard"