When God Doesn’t Answer Prayers for Protection

Our nation witnessed the worst church shooting in our history on Nov. 5, 2017 when Devin Patrick Kelley walked into First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas with an AK-47 and shot every church member. His shooting spree killed 26 people and wounded 20. The victims ranged in ages from 18-months to 76-years-old. One…Read more When God Doesn’t Answer Prayers for Protection

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