Category: Church & Culture

Why Screaming at the Darkness Doesn’t Work

Recent news about the live-streamed gang rape of a 15-year-old Chicago girl last month broke my heart. It also made me mad. Furious, in fact. The sexual assault of a…
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Out of Africa (Some Exciting News about My Latest Trip)

I recently returned from an incredible trip to the continent of Africa. People said Africa would change me. I had no idea how true that statement was until I visited…
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Not Everybody Likes You or Me (And It’s Okay)

The desire to be liked and approved of by others runs deep in most of us. Maybe all of us. We are wired for connection to other humans. We are…
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Your Pastor is Broken (and It's Okay)

An old friend, Richard, recently called me. He used to live in town and attend my church. For the past seven years or so, he’s been a member of a…
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