June 25, 2019
June 15, 2019
March 11, 2019
February 25, 2019

Dissertation Draft – Conclusion

February 18, 2019

0

I just found myself all up in my feelings tonight as I wrote the first draft of my conclusion for the doctoral dissertation. Three years worth of academic research and practical ministry as I’ve explore race, economics, and friendship as it relates to the topic of biblical neighborliness. Here’s my first stab at my conclusion… […]

Posted in: Uncategorized

How God Uses Reluctant Leaders

February 16, 2019

0

Ever feel reluctant in your leadership or too nervous to speak up? Welcome to the company of heroes of the faith. We may remember their names now, but everyone one of them were normal folks like you and I. Consider the story of Moses. Even though he is now regarded as one of the central […]

Posted in: Uncategorized

Docusen Family Cell Phone Agreement

December 7, 2018

1

Each kid in our home has gotten a cell phone when they got to middle school. It is both a fun moment for the family to communicate with our kids in a new way, and a terrifying reality that the world is opening to them in a whole new way. We’ve had ups and downs […]

Posted in: Uncategorized

Who I Was, Who I Am Becoming

November 3, 2018

1

I have a thing for ships. This is Edward Moran’s “Ship at Sea, Sunset” painting. Ships have been a prevailing metaphor for my journey of faith as I travel from who I was to who I am becoming. It is fascinating to me that the ship in this picture does not have a motor, depending […]

Posted in: Uncategorized

A Review of Isaiah 58:1-14 – God’s Heart for Equity and Justice

August 2, 2018

0

Introduction             Spiritual disciplines are practices that orient the heart and mind of followers of Christ to see past the distractions of our culture and uncover the heart of God.  Dallas Willard states, “Our plan for a life of growth in the life of the kingdom of God must be structured around disciplines for the […]

Posted in: Uncategorized

Religious Leaders & the Poor (Mark 12:38-13:2)

August 2, 2018

0

**This is an academic paper written for my Doctor of Ministry program at Southeastern University. The formatting is weird (bullet numbers, spacing, etc.) but my only desire is to give this an online home, with the hope that it may benefit some. God cares so deeply for the poor and marginalized, and he’s not nearly […]

Posted in: Uncategorized