#BlackLivesMatter and Vigilance

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“Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.” ― Malcolm X Trayvon Martin. Photos of his face covered my Facebook and Twitter. …

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August 12 2014

Holding the Answers

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I have this idea that the pastor needs to be the person with all the answers. Not only must the pastor be the holder of all answers, but he must deliver those answers with confident …

We Shouldn’t Pray For Him

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Honey, we shouldn’t pray for him. The words didn’t come out of my mouth, but they came close, derailed somewhere on the way from my brain to my tongue. And they stuck there, in the back …

Rust Cohle and My Recent Conversion

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Do you want to hear about my recent conversion? It just happened. I mean, you don't have to believe me or anything. You might be suspicious about this sort of story. Sometimes I am too. See, back …

Church

August 11 2014

Fools and Prophets

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I audibly groaned when I saw the photo. I was hoping for a peek into my daughter’s week away at an evangelical youth conference--some fun selfies or sleeping on the bus photos. She was going …

Things Will Not Get Better and That’s OK

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It’s bath time for our son Ethan. I’ve taken over most nights this summer during the final weeks of my wife’s pregnancy. He’s splashing in the tub without a care in the world, tossing his …

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