A friend of ours recently responded to my latest blog on Why Pastors Support Trump. I posted it on Facebook and my friend countered why he had trouble supporting Trump. He gave four reasons why it was difficult to support Trump’s presidency. Here is my response. Thank you for your thoughts in regards to my … More Responding to Trump Support
Recently, Ami and I were asked why, as pastors, were we supporting President Trump. I think that is a fair question in light of his personal life and often shocking tweets and comments. There are specific reasons why 80% of evangelical Christians support Trump and why so many pastors are speaking up for him including … More Why So Many Pastors Support Trump
This will be a series of blogs from reflections of my experiences as a white pastor in Oklahoma and serving in two communities that are overwhelmingly white. Racism is evil. It is simply the result of sin. That is why there is no other place where races are truly “one” other than at the foot … More RACISM — Reflections of a White Pastor in Oklahoma Part 1
I have regularly said over the years one of the best things that can happen to you in your own personal growth, is for one of your favorite authors or teachers to write or teach something with which you disagree. This challenges you to decide if your thoughts or beliefs are really your own and … More John Piper and Hug-a-Thug Theology
I read article after article instructing the Church on how millennials do not accept absolutes, rules, or authority. We are told they are leaving the Church in large numbers or transferring over to more traditional practices of liturgy. They are tired of hip and cool preachers, performances on the platform, and shallow experiences. Let’s take … More Are Millennials a Reflection?
Christians must reclaim compassion. Christ is the leader of compassion. The Bible is the “bible” on compassion. No one has more authority to speak about compassion than Christians. The problem is that many are stuck on clichés and ideas that are not based on truth when it comes to compassion. What they call compassion is … More Reclaiming Compassion, the Problem with Socialism