One Allegiance

Psalm 118:22-23 A stone which the builders rejectedHas become the chief cornerstone.This came about from the Lord;It is marvelous in our eyes. As children, we find great fitment and companionship with other kids, with our teachers, and with the schools we attend. We find great comfort in being accepted and having a social environment to fit in to.Continue reading “One Allegiance”

From the Future

History has the ability to haunt us. Be it our personal history, family history, or the history of our nation. Yet, the future has a way of bringing us hope, optimism, perseverance, and a bold joy that breaks down the structures of evil. In recent weeks and months, we have all been reminded as aContinue reading “From the Future”

Progressive Surrender

To say my ambition is dead sounds a little morbid. And an exaggeration. My dreams and visions have had time to reign in my life and for the most part those things had their day. I’ve accomplished things in my life–things that others haven’t; things to be proud of. But the effort to tame andContinue reading “Progressive Surrender”

Not So Among You

My friend Kelsey once introduced me to her dad as her pastor, a title I both love and hate. It’s a biblical term and one that I am called to. I love pastoring and shepherding  people, helping them to get disentangled from the evil that seeks to entrap them. Much to my surprise, Kelsey toldContinue reading “Not So Among You”

Towering SkyLine

Sometimes my thoughts and opinions feel like buildings that tower over me. I live in their shadows and am known for their skyline. I know there is a fruited plain that is more revealing of my Master. I must strive to go there, to leave my opinions. To find peace near every bush and orchardContinue reading “Towering SkyLine”

The Revolution…

The revolution doesn’t care about Michael Jackson’s secret recordings, Kanye West’s performance, or the latest fashion trends. The revolution will not be televised… The revolution will not be on Extreme Home Makeover, Ghost hunter, or Dr. Phil. The revolution will not be televised! The revolution doesn’t need Billy Graham or Martin Luther King Jr. forContinue reading “The Revolution…”

Life… Now.

Matthew 5:11-12 “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.” We get rewarded in the after life for the persecutionContinue reading “Life… Now.”