Let Them Breathe: Revival & Pro-Life Messaging

Contemporary American culture supposedly preoccupies itself with justice for the marginalized.  Yet pro-life messaging has been demeaned, left behind after swallowing the scorn of the media, the entertainment industry, and the political class. Forty-five years have leaked away since Roe v. Wade was decided, and like others, I’ve wondered, Where is the pro-life movement headed? … More Let Them Breathe: Revival & Pro-Life Messaging

Cutting Off the Spiritual Red Tape

Most everyone despises the red tape of bureaucracy, whether it’s endless forms to fill out for doctor’s visits or filing for taxes. We’d rather not spend productive hours endlessly collecting and inserting information into documents. I’ve recently recognized I’m guilty of encasing myself in red tape before God. Without acknowledging it, I set up subtle … More Cutting Off the Spiritual Red Tape

Checking Your Watch

The recent death of renowned evangelist Billy Graham reminds believers about the value of time. Graham, who held Dwight L. Moody in the highest regard, adapted a version of one of Moody’s quotes for his own life: “Someday you will read or hear that Billy Graham is dead. Don’t you believe a word of it. … More Checking Your Watch

Around the Mountain We Go: How the Church’s Character Gets Smeared by Identity Politics

We go through this every year, America. Every year. White nationalists and other iterations of the Alt-Right coalesce somewhere like they did in Charlottesville, Virginia recently. And they do what they always do: they wave their Confederate flags, chant their neo-Nazi slogans, and champion identity-based politics. Some of them claim to represent Jesus and Christianity … More Around the Mountain We Go: How the Church’s Character Gets Smeared by Identity Politics

Addressing the Great Divorce between Millennials and the Church

Whether it’s garnering good press or bad press, millennials fill up news broadcasts and op-ed columns. Studies and surveys observe and record their worldviews and tastes, since they are the generational bracket that is coming of age. They have emerged as the leaders, businessmen, and parents of the present. The Center for Generational Kinetics defines … More Addressing the Great Divorce between Millennials and the Church