One Prayer Most Christians Don’t Say

At 10:30am I finally sit down on my bed, open my Bible and ask God to speak to me from His word. I had a full day of accomplishment. I worked out for an hour and made a new friend at Planet Fitness. I started drafting an e-mail newsletter and had an hour-long conference call…Read more One Prayer Most Christians Don’t Say

An Open Letter to the Women Who Marched

I applaud your exercise of your first amendment right to free speech. I thought of joining your cause and several of my friends marched with you. I had some friends who marched in Washington, D.C., another friend who marched in New York City and my cousin who marched in Kansas City. I wanted to march…Read more An Open Letter to the Women Who Marched

Bridging the Racial Divide in the Church

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “It is appalling that the most segregated hour of Christian America is eleven o’clock on Sunday morning.” Progress is slow on racial reconciliation in this country, particularly given recent events. But why do lingering divisions exist in the Church, the very communities built on the promise of forgiveness and…Read more Bridging the Racial Divide in the Church

Walking in the Tension of a Quiet End and Exhilarating Beginning

A few days before Christmas, my friend, Lucy Haley-Hurn ended her fight with Cancer. Lucy was surrounded by loving friends and family when she met the One she served her whole life on December 21. I'll never forget the prayers I cried out to God for Lucy and her fiancee Ashley to find suitable property.…Read more Walking in the Tension of a Quiet End and Exhilarating Beginning

When God Calls You Through a Prophet

"You there...young lady on the back row, stand up!" The white-haired prophet from Florida commanded me. I looked around but my friends on both sides poked me. Reluctantly I stood up. I didn't know what a prophet was or a prophecy. Everyone seemed excited about this prophet but I was terrified. I was a brand-new…Read more When God Calls You Through a Prophet