An Opinion of the Church in America: Being Truthful vs. Being Nice

After a great day of ministry yesterday one of my best friends and I talked for hours. It is usually like trying to push each other out of the way to talk we get so excited… that’s how you know you are good friends. At one point we were talking about how amazing it isContinue reading “An Opinion of the Church in America: Being Truthful vs. Being Nice”

My Heart is Like a Comb Over

Well, I began my graduate level theological studies and immediately I was bombarded with the spirit of pride. Now as I have fought off that beast, for the mean time, I find myself frustrated with many strange and beautiful perspectives that challenge me and some perspectives that just flat out frustrate me. This morning in my intimateContinue reading “My Heart is Like a Comb Over”

Revival? Do You Really Want It?

Oh Lord, bring revival… Lord, we need revival…. revival this and revival that. This has been the prayer and trademark of most of the conservative traditional Churches of my time. I do agree with this prayer,  this is the cry of my heart and it has not been a bad prayer for the tradtional churches.   But, now itContinue reading “Revival? Do You Really Want It?”

God or Money?

Have you ever seen the pyramids in Egypt, aren’t they beautiful. Did you know that these pyramids were built on the backs of slaves and on the principle of oppression. Europeans forced African slaves to row large ships across the Atlantic Ocean exposing them to horrendous living conditions. When they reached the shores of this land they saw aContinue reading “God or Money?”