The Problem with “All Lives Matter”

We have heard the phrase for the past several years. It did not exist until the Black Lives Matter movement brought fresh attention to the problem of police brutality and its impact on the black community.  “All Lives Matter” is not a movement or even a phrase attempting to bring unity. It was coined to … Continue reading The Problem with “All Lives Matter”

God Isn’t in Control.

My wife Rebecca always does an incredible job curating the most thoughtful gifts, all of the way down to the card. However, as I am nearing my thirties, I have found that I much prefer experiences over physical gifts. She began to understand this and on my 28th birthday she provided the most meaningful experience … Continue reading God Isn’t in Control.

He’s Alive

I have been watching the Rod Serling Twilight Zone. It started off as nostalgia; remembering the fun Rebecca and I have on the Tower of Terror in Walt Disney World. We started with the classics: Time Enough at Last, Nightmare at 20,000 Feet, The Monsters are Due on Maple Street, and A Kind of Stopwatch. We … Continue reading He’s Alive

Christian Schools.

I went to a private Christian liberal arts university in a small town in Ohio with a major in Pastoral Ministry. While there, I was exposed to some of the smartest professors in the field and began to challenge the Christian establishment after taking a course that involved a homelessness simulation. By the time I … Continue reading Christian Schools.