LINKS about The Texas Tragedy

When my phone alerted me to the news last Sunday afternoon I, like many of you, were devastated. My heart especially went out to Pastor Frank Pomeroy, who lost his 14 year old adopted daughter. I know what it is to pastor a small church. I know what it is …

An Open Letter to the NFL

“For the LORD is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him!” Isaiah 30:18 Dear NFL players, coaches, staff, and owners: I have an idea. We all know that there is racial injustice in our land. It is appalling that people get treated differently depending on the …

In Light of Manchester

What should be our response to yet another terrorist attack? Innocent people, some as young as eight years old, lost their lives. In this video, I share three things we should be praying about regarding this terrible situation.

To A World Without Terror

When I was a child, I rarely, if ever, heard the word “terror”. Oh, I’m sure I read it in some book at some point, or heard it in a passing sentence in a movie. But I never recall having my parents explain to me what a “terrorist” was. Perhaps …

The Death of Robin Williams

“Nanu, nanu.” They were probably the first words I heard Robin Williams say. My family¬†used to watch Mork and Mindy when I was a kid. I think it was on Tuesday nights. It’s an odd thing, as an adult, to read about the death of an actor that you followed …

current events, prophecy

Why Prophecy Is Important

At the heart of spiritual growth is reading, knowing, and loving the Bible. My favourite title for the Bible is “God’s Word”. The idea of “words” are central to communication. God is a God of communication. He has a message that He wants each of us to understand. He has …

class of 2014

An Open Letter to the Class of 2014

Dear Class of 2014, I graduated from Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1985. (You can do the math to figure out my age!) Some four years later, I graduated from University of Miami’s Music Engineering Technology program. (Go ‘Canes!) Lastly, and most notably, I graduated from …