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Donald Trump

When Donald Trump came on the scene, I didn’t give him much attention. He posed as a serious contender for the Republican nominee, but like many, I had little confidence that he could attain it. I remember thanking God in that season for all of the men and women of strong character seeking the chance […]

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The Coming Storm

My two most distinct dreams of late have both illustrated a theme of the shortness of time. In the dream I had last month, I even said the words, “We are in the eleventh hour.” That is a clear message. The watchmen and women on the wall are sounding the alarm. That we all have […]

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Why I Agree with Time Magazine that Pastor Choco is an Influential Leader in the World

August 1, 2016 presented me with an amazing opportunity to hear Pastor Choco De Jesus bring a word from God in an arena filled with thousands of young people from all over the nation. Long before I ever heard him preach, I heard about De Jesus’ reputation. This man, mightily energized by the Spirit of […]

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Really? You’re Going to Use a Bandaid?

“Saul’s attendants said to him, ‘See, an evil spirit from God is tormenting you. Let our lord command his servants here to search for someone who can play the harp. He will play when the evil spirit from God comes upon you, and you will feel better’” (1 Samuel 16:15-16). Oh, my goodness! How often […]

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A Gentle Correction {Well, Sort Of}

I’m a teachable person, so I’ve had my share of being redirected in my thinking by the loving correction of another. It’s part of life, is it not? Please allow me to return the favor through a gentle prod concerning my Christian brothers and sisters’ disdain for the upcoming presidential election. While making my latte this morning, […]

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So I Pray

So many watchmen and women indicate what others sense in this season of America’s story: We are at a crossroads as a nation… For the past eight years I have been more mindful to thank the men and women in uniform, the ones who have put their lives on the line to secure freedom for […]

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It’s Time for Youth Camp!

Loving the opportunity to serve our church family, Jon and I drove five special teens to the Potomac Youth Network camp high in the hills at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains. They’re all pretty hype about the many adventures ahead, but, as you can see, I’m especially excited! I know that God wants to meet […]

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